Czech Republic

18 August 2014
Muslim Leader Assassinated in North Ossetia, Sanctions Draw Kaliningrad Shoppers to Poland
Plus, far-right Hungarians crash WWII memorial protests and a new think tank aims to bolster Czech liberalism.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
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14 August 2014
Grousing in the EU, Anxiety in Moldova Over Russia’s Import Ban

Plus, Saakashvili faces more charges and a Croatian court hands anti-Cyrillic campaigners a setback.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
4 August 2014
Poland’s Shale Prospects Dim Again, Sanctions Ground Russian Low-Cost Carrier

Plus, Bulgaria finally chooses between Russia and the West for a new nuke project, and more Lithuanians embrace NATO troops on their soil.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Barbara Frye
 
4 August 2014
Nationalism Beyond the Parades

A traveling exhibition explores the personal dimension of a phenomenon usually associated with the public square.

By Peter Rutland
 
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24 July 2014
Russia Shrugs off Sanctions, Czech Government Falters Over Gas Tax

Plus, tensions rise still further in Nagorno-Karabakh and bad weather traps hundreds of climbers in Kyrgyzstan.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan and Madeleine Stern
 
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23 July 2014
NATO Members Call for Bastion in the East as Putin Plans Serbia Visit

Plus, Ukraine may prosecute Russian officials and oligarchs for aiding rebels, and international donors pledge billions in Balkan flood relief.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
21 July 2014
Dutch Investigators in Ukraine for Crash Probe, Russia Shuts Out Moldovan Fruit

Plus, Czech gangsters get life in a kidnap/murder plot and a Montenegrin mayor gets five years for corruption.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
14 July 2014
Russia Declares Ukrainian Refugee Emergency, Serbia’s Thwarted Finance Minister Quits

Plus, Russia could open the gates to low-cost carriers and Georgian border guards make a record-breaking drug bust.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
10 July 2014
Russia Says U.S. 'Kidnapped' Accused Hacker, Chechen Activist Jailed on Drug Charges
Plus, bed-shy Prague hospitals turn away emergency patients, and Russia and Georgia could resume regular air traffic after eight years.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
7 July 2014
Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Plus, more violence in Macedonia as Albanians clash with police, and Russia puts new restrictions on foreign Internet companies.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 

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