Mongolia

18 November 2014
Russia-West Rhetoric Ratchets Up, Georgian Convicted of Mid-2000s Mutiny

Plus, the golden arches will rise in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan’s leader says his country must be a partner for Russia. 

By Piers Lawson, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
6 November 2014
Russian Doctors March Against Harsh Reform; EU Opens EULEX Probe

Plus, SOCAR’s purchase of Greek company comes under scrutiny, and an aged Romanian accused of murdering dissidents says he was only following orders.

By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
 
6 October 2014
Fire Not Ceased in Ukraine, Bulgarian Opposition Looking at Messy Coalition

Plus, Latvia’s pro-Russian party fares well but will likely stay out of government and Putin signs law to green-light post-Soviet trading bloc.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 
15 September 2014
Kyiv Says Some NATO Countries Send Arms, Report Shines Light on Plight of Russian Orphans

Plus, a Moldovan newspaper is threatened after an expose of a leading cleric, and Belarus isn’t the worst bully in the neighborhood anymore.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
 
10 September 2014
Ex-Yugoslav Spymasters Face Murder Trial, Russia Hunts Lithuanian Draft Dodgers

Plus, Uzbekistan gears up for vital cotton harvest and Mongolia’s criminal defamation law comes under scrutiny.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
20 August 2014
Ukraine Tightens Grip on Russian TV, Bulgaria’s Border Barrier Gets Longer

Plus, a Russian opposition leader ends his prison hunger strike and Iran weans itself from Turkmenistani gas.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye and Anders Ryehauge
 
4 June 2014
Turkmen Prisoner on Hunger Strike, Ukraine Starts Selling State Assets

Plus, Mongolia does a U-turn on mining policy and a plane crash reveals extent of Albania’s marijuana exports.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Rebecca Johnson and Madeleine Stern
 
2 June 2014
Abkhazia’s Leader Steps Down, Russia’s Air Force Bulks Up

Plus, a Czech project looks to revive border ghost towns and Georgian activists seek to protect an ancient mine.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Rebecca Johnson
 
2 May 2014
Another Bad Year for Eastern Europe's Media, Macedonian Opposition Boycotts Parliament

Plus, a watered-down rights bill advances in Georgia and Mongolia’s premier unveils his 100-day plan.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
 
SK Tavriya
27 March 2014
Albania Arrests Suspected Jihadist Recruiters, Crimean Soccer Teams Switch Allegiance

Plus, a long-lost treasure returns to Hungary, and the long, strange life of Central European anti-Semitism.

By Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 

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Call for Videos: Where Have the Winds of Change Blown You?

For most people in TOL’s coverage regions, life changed fundamentally 25 years ago. For good or ill, they are leading lives few could have anticipated before the fall of communism or the Berlin Wall.

We’d like to hear some of those stories. We’re looking for short videos of your reminiscences or of how you’ve fared since. Of your triumphs or disappointments. How have the events of late 1989 shaped your life? Click here for more information and submissions guidelines.

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