14 April 2014
From Small Things

A Tajikistani couple work to keep the art of miniature painting alive in a country where it once flourished.

By Jamila Sujud
28 March 2014
Tymoshenko Announces Presidential Bid, Another Mass Grave Found in Bosnia

Plus, Slovakia and Hungary link up for alternatives to Russian gas and Tajikistanis face severe power cuts.

By S. Adam Cardais, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
German Gref
25 March 2014
Ukrainian Nationalist Killed in Shootout, Leading Russian Banker Raises Sanctions Fears

Plus, Saakashvili will not go home to face questioning in Zhvania case, and Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan look to resolve border clash.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Marketa Horazna, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
13 March 2014
Former Croatian PM Guilty of Corruption, Trafficking Up in Tajikistan

Plus, accusations that some highway funds have gone missing in Macedonia and Romania will try to bar entry for Jobbik’s leader.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Marketa Horazna, Annabel Lau, and Karlo Marinovic
26 February 2014
Romanian Liberals Join the Opposition, Lithuania Mulls Gazprom Price Cut

Plus, an editor is fined for insulting intellectuals and Croatia eyes its picturesque coast as a site for drilling rigs.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Ky Krauthamer, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
10 February 2014
Croatia to Tax the Church, Protests Oust Kosovo Academic

Plus, a Russian nationalist faces charges for a gay-abuse video and Tajikistan’s clerics preach anti-gay sermons.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Barbara Frye, Aliona Kachkan, and Karlo Marinovic
24 January 2014
Hands That Make History

An outpost in northern Tajikistan keeps alive the country’s tradition of exquisite woodwork.

By Muhaiyo Nozimova
A. Gerasimov
23 January 2014
Yanukovych Opponents Ramp Up Rhetoric, Kazakhstani Police Appeal Torture Verdict

Plus, Romania arrests a suspected celebrity hacker and Tajikistan imposes a dress code on imams.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Aliona Kachkan, and Aleksandra Zivkovic
20 January 2014
Tensions Linger After Violence on Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Border

Longstanding disagreements over borders and territory are leading to more serious clashes. From IWPR.

By Timur Toktonaliev, Lola Olimova, and Nazarali Pirnazarov
david satter
14 January 2014
U.S. Journalist Barred from Russia, Troops Clash on Kyrgyz-Tajik Border

Plus, a high-profile defection weakens Bulgaria’s ruling Socialists and a Minsk musical celebrates Hugo Chavez.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic


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