Uzbekistan

30 July 2014
Atrocities Probe Points to Top Figures in Kosovo, Russia Sanctions Bite Major Energy Companies

Plus, Hungary’s leader embraces ‘illiberal democracy’ and Central Asian countries are again named religion bullies.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
 
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29 July 2014
Yatsenyuk Calls for ‘War Tax,’ Russia Puts Bite on McDonald’s

Plus, Central Asian neighbors seek to cool Ferghana Valley dispute and an Armenia court delivers a potentially devastating press freedom ruling.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
 
11 July 2014
Torture, Abductions in Eastern Ukraine, Pilot Caught in Ukraine-Russia Standoff

Plus, no early release for a Serbian war crimes defendant, and a meningitis outbreak in Armenia?

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Madeleine Stern
 
4 July 2014
Southern Kyrgyzstan's Dark Ages

Tens of thousands of households in southern Kyrgyzstan have been making do without natural gas for cooking, and worries have begun about heating homes when the summer sun has gone.

By Bakyt Ibraimov
 
27 June 2014
EU Opens Door to Three Eastern Neighbors, Russia Tightens Migration Rules

Plus, a movie about the Chechen deportations raises questions in Moscow, and former Soviet strongmen reflect on the long career of Uzbekistani leader Karimov.

By Ky Krauthamer, Jeremy Druker, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
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26 June 2014
Central Asians Lured to Fight in Ukraine, Bulgaria Copes with Floods Aftermath

Plus, Croatia is the new Greece and police in Dagestan kill a suspected militant.

By By Piers Lawson, Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
25 June 2014
Putin Wins One in Austria, Czech Pirates Challenge Election Loss

Plus, Georgia plans talks with Moscow on trade ties, and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict rears its head in Strasbourg.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
12 June 2014
The Noose Tightens for Democracy in Eurasia, Bulgaria’s Leader Poised to Resign

Plus, Croatia will try a Hungarian energy exec in absentia and a major Macedonian university launches studies in family values and ‘deviance.’

By Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
 
3 June 2014
Belarus May Impose ‘Serfdom,’ Kosovo Teeters Toward Vital Election

Plus, Montenegro’s odds of NATO membership on the rise, and a master craftsman revives an ancient art in Uzbekistan. 

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, Rebecca Johnson and Madeleine Stern
 
20 May 2014
Putin Orders Border Troop Withdrawal, Again; Mladic Defense Begins

Plus, bison come back to Romania’s mountains and NATO settles in in Uzbekistan.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Rebecca Johnson
 

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