Kazakhstan

3 August 2015
Slovaks Say ‘Nie’ to Asylum Camp, Tatars Want Crimea Returned to Ukraine
Plus, commemorations held for Roma killed during the Holocaust, and summer holidays trump Macedonia’s reconciliation talks.
By Timothy Spence
 
22 July 2015
Bosnian Leaders in Goodwill Trip to Belgrade, Moscow Warns Sweden to Stay Out of NATO

Plus, Russia’s muckraking Novaya Gazeta faces official sanction and Kazakhstani experts say a common gas is behind a bizarre sleeping sickness.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
 
9 July 2015
Russia Votes No on Calling Srebrenica Genocide, Billboards Mock Hungary’s Anti-Migrant Drive

Plus, Georgia bills Russia for 2006-2007 expulsions, and a libel case furthers Kazakhstan’s media crackdown.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Jeremy Druker
 
8 July 2015
Kremlin Opposes MH17 Tribunal, EU Membership Hopes Grow in Balkans

Plus, Russian police raid an election monitor’s offices, and Czech prisons are full again after amnesty.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Barbara Frye
 

3 July 2015
Moscow Blasts Draft MH17 Report, UN Asks Hungary to Rethink Tighter Asylum Proposals

Plus, a self-described IS militant uses social media to denounce his native Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan fumes over a separatist’s invitation to London.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
1 July 2015
Siemens Reportedly Skirts Sanctions on Crimea, Kremlin Slates UN Srebrenica Resolution

Plus, EU to help ‘frontline’ Hungary with migrant influx, and energy challenges lie ahead for Kazakhstan.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
16 June 2015
Ukraine Peace Talks Resume, Macedonia Frees Captive Migrants

Plus, four Tajikistani border guards released after months as Taliban hostages, and Kazakhstan nears the finish of a WTO membership marathon.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
12 June 2015
Resignations Pile Up in Polish Government, Russian Reporter Faces Threat

Plus, sickly oil economies drag down the region and Czech protesters try to stop mining expansion.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
11 June 2015
French Hacking Trail Leads to Russia, Baku Blocks Amnesty Presentation

Plus, a Bosnian Serb who fought for the Muslims is arrested in Switzerland and Kazakhstan uses snow as its Olympic trump card.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
2 June 2015
Saakashvili Named Governor of Odessa, Tajik Top Cop Defects to IS

Plus, Russian TV revises history of 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion, and scientists are helpless against mass die-off of Central Asia’s endangered antelopes.

By Ky Krauthamer, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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