Hungary

14 August 2015
Baku Court Sentences Rights Advocates, Russian POW Asks Putin for Help

Plus, OSCE official presses Turkmenistan to free journalist, and report says Hungarian officials warn Jewish community over migration threats.

By Timothy Spence
 
7 August 2015
Too Much of a Good Thing

Hungary’s FOI legislation has been the pride of the region, but official complaints that requests create too much work pushed the government to weaken the law.

By Attila Mong
 
31 July 2015
Amnesty Slams Hungarian Asylum Law, Ukraine Issues ‘White List’ of Supporters
Plus, the U.S. beefs up sanctions against Russia and thousands take to the streets to protest Bosnia’s draft labor law.
By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
28 July 2015
Fear of the Unknown

Central Europeans have much more experience being emigrants than welcoming immigrants.

By Martin Ehl
 
27 July 2015
Russia Set to Veto MH17 Resolution, Orban Lashes Out at Refugees, European Left
Plus, a detained Azerbaijani journalist appears in court, and Serbia vows to keep Kosovo out of UNESCO.
By Timothy Spence
 
9 July 2015
Russia Votes No on Calling Srebrenica Genocide, Billboards Mock Hungary’s Anti-Migrant Drive

Plus, Georgia bills Russia for 2006-2007 expulsions, and a libel case furthers Kazakhstan’s media crackdown.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Jeremy Druker
 

3 July 2015
Moscow Blasts Draft MH17 Report, UN Asks Hungary to Rethink Tighter Asylum Proposals

Plus, a self-described IS militant uses social media to denounce his native Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan fumes over a separatist’s invitation to London.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
2 July 2015
Russia Says It Can Defy Strasbourg Court, Hungary Woos Legion of Emigrants

Plus, Georgia’s economic slowdown worsens, and Macedonia’s Zaev dares authorities to come and get him.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
1 July 2015
Siemens Reportedly Skirts Sanctions on Crimea, Kremlin Slates UN Srebrenica Resolution

Plus, EU to help ‘frontline’ Hungary with migrant influx, and energy challenges lie ahead for Kazakhstan.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
30 June 2015
Migrants Riot at Hungarian Camp, Albanian Police-Murder Suspects Arrested

Plus, an OSCE mission reportedly comes under fire in Ukraine, and Azerbaijan opens a naval base on the Caspian Sea.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 

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