- 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
- 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
- 21 March 2014
- The Baltics Get A U.S. Guarantee, Poland Speeds up Missile Defense
Plus, Armenia aims to compile a list of 1915-1916 victims and Mongolian websites get a moral scrubbing.
- By Barbara Frye, Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
- 20 February 2014
- Kyiv Becomes an Armed Camp, Investors Cool on Russia
Plus, Kyrgyzstan suspends a major new refinery and Mongolia launches its biggest wind farm.
- By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Barbara Frye, Annabel Lau, and Karlo Marinovic
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