Turkmenistan

14 August 2015
Baku Court Sentences Rights Advocates, Russian POW Asks Putin for Help

Plus, OSCE official presses Turkmenistan to free journalist, and report says Hungarian officials warn Jewish community over migration threats.

By Timothy Spence
 
13 August 2015
Russian Supermodel in Row Over Disabled Sister’s Ouster, Turkmenistan Bars Horse Expert From Leaving
Plus, Belarus censors distance-learning packet sent to political prisoner, and witness protection among new Kosovo court’s biggest challenges
By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin
 
30 July 2015
Russia Blocks MH17 Tribunal, Activists Call for Turkmenistani Journalist's Release

Plus, an official in Russia's North Caucasus faces murder charges and a jailed Azerbaijani reporter gets a prestigious prize in Washington.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
 

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
 
15 June 2015
Activist Flees Baku for Switzerland Refuge, Moldova Voters Remain Split

Plus, Saakashvili is poised to make big cuts in Odessa and the UN leader talks human rights in Central Asia.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
12 May 2015
Macedonia Charges 30 Over Weekend Attack, Posthumous Nemtsov Report Released

Plus, China loans billions to Belarus; Turkmenistan inks economic deals with Iran amid revived talk of a gas pipeline to Europe.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
4 May 2015
Fighting Flares in Ukraine, More Bad News for Media in Ex-Soviet Region

Plus, Albania’s parliament votes to open secret police files, and Russia’s Night Wolves ride into Germany.

By Timothy Spence
 
30 April 2015
Journalists Increasingly Muzzled, Ukraine’s Economy Increasingly Battered

Plus, a Czech court considers gay adoption and the Balkans’ population continues to dwindle. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
22 April 2015
Albanian Militants Stage Incident on Macedonian Border, Life Sentences for Russian Nationalist Killers

Plus, Azerbaijan considers Iran’s weapons offer in sign of growing rapport; Turkmenistan bans privately owned satellite dishes.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
2 April 2015
Worse in Store for Russian Economy, Bosnia Just Beats Deadline to Form Government

Plus, Tajikistan steps up a crackdown on suspected extremists, and a CIA detainee’s lawyer seeks Polish probe files.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin
 

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