- 26 February 2015
- Russian Paratroopers Train Near Baltic Borders, Central Asians Nabbed in U.S. Terror Plot
Plus, Mongolia frees foreign businessmen in a tax-dodge case and Macedonia’s students kill a new measure on university exams.
- By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
- 18 February 2015
- Russia-Backed Rebels Seize Debaltseve, Putin Visits an EU Ally
- Plus, Croatia’s ex-president is implicated in a Finnish bribery trial, and falling water in Lake Baikal sets off alarms.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Casper Frederiksen
- 5 February 2015
- Azerbaijan Tightens Screws on Media, Poland Sets Presidential Election Date
Plus, cash-strapped Mongolia asks for IMF assistance, and Turkmenistanis line up to buy dollars as economic bad news mounts.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
- 30 January 2015
- Minsk Plans Another Round of Ukraine Talks, Slovaks to Vote on Gay Marriage
Plus, Serbia’s military chief faces new Kosovo allegations, and Mongolia gets a taste of SMS democracy.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
- 29 January 2015
- West Mulls Response to Escalation in Ukraine, Azerbaijan Extends Reporter's Detention
- Plus, warnings of a 'new authoritarianism' in the Balkans and mounting repression in Kazakhstan.
- By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
- 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
- 12 January 2015
- Croatians Elect First Woman President, Warsaw Launches Airlift Operation in Ukraine
Plus, NATO’s chief says disputed eastern Ukraine is calmer, and Baku accuses Armenia of repeated truce violations.
- By Timothy Spence
- 26 November 2014
- Kazakhstan Bans Child Jihadi Video, Russia Cracks Down on Capital Flight
Plus, Yerevan and Baku trade more barbs over helicopter shootdown and Uzbekistan lays claim to a sliver of Afghan territory.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Anders Ryehauge, Jack Nicholson, and Will Sandeman
- 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
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