Tajikistan

13 March 2015
Poland Looks to Buy Cruise Missiles, Cyberspace Buzzes With Putin Rumors

Plus, Spain refuses to extradite a Kazakhstani dissident and speculation about a political murder plot galvanizes Albania.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
12 March 2015
Russia Denies Torture of Nemtsov Murder Suspects, Macedonian Political War Escalates

Plus, Poland becomes the latest Russian neighbor to revive military conscription, and Tajikistan tries a go-easy approach with Islamic State fighters.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
6 March 2015
Nemtsov Note Hints at Moscow’s Role in Ukraine, Anti-Vaccine Movement Spreads in Region

Plus, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko begins eating again to save her life, and a Croatian general faces a new trial for crimes against Serb civilians.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
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4 March 2015
Croatian President Tempers Rhetoric for Sarajevo Visit, Hungary Classifies Details of Russian Nuclear Deal

Plus, more outbreaks of mystery diseases in Kazakhstan and traces of a dictator vanish from a Russian gulag camp where thousands toiled on his orders.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
16 February 2015
Dirty Tricks Discredit Opposition Ahead of Tajikistan’s “Vote”

Parties face sex tape scandals, rape allegations, even imprisonment as the 1 March election approaches.

By EurasiaNet.org
 
23 January 2015
Poroshenko Insists on ‘Unitary’ Ukraine, Top Schools in Tajikistan Under Threat

Plus, Poland’s president rejects his foreign minister’s Auschwitz remark and the Paris attacks cloud Romania and Bulgaria’s Schengen hopes.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Will Sandeman
 
21 January 2015
Lavrov Calls for New Ukraine Cease-Fire, Russians Offered Free Land in Far East

Plus, governments scramble to defend currencies against the skyrocketing Swiss franc, and Armenia takes a fresh look at EU integration.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
21 January 2015
For Tajik Film, Nowhere to Go but Up

Modest investments into Tajikistan’s devastated film industry are starting to reap dividends both domestically and abroad.

By Jamila Sujud
 
19 January 2015
Eyeing Tajikistan’s Weak Spot, Russia Presses for Integration

Life gets tougher for migrant workers whose countries don’t belong to Moscow’s trading bloc. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Konstantin Parshin
 
16 January 2015
Shameful Economic Secrets Exposed!

Conflict and sanctions reveal the squishy underbelly of the region’s economies.

By Barbara Frye
 

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