Czech Republic

AndrejBabis100
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
 
Malofeev
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
 
20 June 2014
A Researcher Vanishes in Tajikistan, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets a Boost

Plus, Macedonia gets a new-old government, and Czech scientists say they have a Lyme disease vaccine.

By S. Adam Cardais, Barbara Frye, and Madeleine Stern
 
19 June 2014
Bosnia Casts Massive Corruption Dragnet, Ukraine Probes Pipeline Blast

Plus, the Czechs drop their human rights qualms about business with China, and Ukraine’s president wants to liberate detained journalists.

By Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, Marketa Horazna, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
 
18 June 2014
An Inscrutable Ally

The Czech leader’s remarks on NATO and Russia are a source of worry and puzzlement in some quarters.

By Katerina Safarikova
 
17 June 2014
Will the Visegrad Four Survive Ukraine?

The crisis to the east is severely testing cooperation in Central Europe. 

By Martin Ehl
 

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