- 26 November 2013
- Eurovision Plotters Sentenced in Baku, Experts Probe Cause of Riga Store Collapse
Plus, smoggy Krakow restricts coal stoves, and a donation from an unexpected source helps spiff up a historic Armenian monastery.
- By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
- 4 November 2013
- Violence Mars Kosovo Poll, Baku Targets Civil Society Groups
- Plus, students breathe new life into Bulgarian protests and Kazakhstan releases a crusading lawyer from a psychiatric hospital.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Karlo Marinovic
- 28 October 2013
- Kazakhstan’s Gay Rights Debate Gets Ugly
Some lawmakers agitate for bans and punishments, as rights defenders worry that such rhetoric could fuel more attacks. From EurasiaNet.org.
- By Joanna Lillis
- 14 October 2013
- Why Are Police in Kazakhstan So Afraid of This Man?
The pastor of a Presbyterian church hounded by the authorities is re-arrested minutes after being released from months in pretrial detention. From Forum 18.
- By Felix Corley
- 27 September 2013
- Is There Power in This Union?
Moscow has used threats and promises to attract countries to the Customs Union. But has membership paid off so far? From openDemocracy.
- By Devin Ackles and Luke Rodeheffer
- 23 September 2013
- Russia Predicts ‘Chaos’ After EU-Ukraine Deal, Albania Vows to Pay Its Debts
Plus, a depressed Czech mining town gets more bad news and the Aral Sea regains ground.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Jennifer Day
- 20 September 2013
- A Massive Gas Deal in Baku, 'Economic War' on the Russian-Lithuanian Border
- Plus, Kazakhstan's opposition takes a blow, and Croatia's health care workers strike.
- By By S. Adam Cardais, Erik N. Nelson, and Alexander Silady
- 12 September 2013
- Poll Shows Who’s ‘Not’ Russian, EU Demands Fair Play in Trade Pact Struggle
Also, Poland's foreign minister claims to have stayed the U.S.' hand in Syria and Albania names a Socialist leader as premier.
- By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, and Barbara Frye
- 3 September 2013
- Romanians March Against Controversial Gold Mine, Ukrainian Opposition Leaders Meet EU’s Fuele
Plus, concertgoers go on a rampage in Almaty and Iran frees six Slovak paragliders.
- By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Vladimir Matan
- 2 September 2013
- A Hepatitis Outbreak in Kazakhstan, a Fight Over Green Energy in Romania
Plus, religious groups in Poland sue for the right of non-stun slaughter and an ailing, overlooked Russian activist languishes in prison.
- By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
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