Poland

19 December 2014
EU Slaps New Sanctions on Crimea, Might Drop Them for Yanukovych Cabal

Plus, Poland raises veto threat on UK immigration curbs, and the ruble’s tumble falls hard on Russia’s neighbors.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
18 December 2014
Putin Calls for ‘Political’ Solution in Ukraine, China Pledges Billions for Southeast Europe

Plus, Belarus-Russian squabble over food ban could end soon; Russian sailors training in France set for return home.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge and Will Sandeman
 
16 December 2014
Estonian Says He Spied for Russia; Merkel Revives South Stream Hopes

Plus, British police smash an Eastern European trafficking gang and Albanian mobsters sing as a big underworld trial opens.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
12 December 2014
U.S.-Hungary Corruption Row Heads to Court, Eastern Ukraine Quiet for Now

Plus, Poland’s high court reinstates no-stun slaughter and Skoda auto marks a major milestone.

By Piers Lawson, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
11 December 2014
U.S. Torture Report Reverberates in Eastern Europe, Australia Might Send Coals to Kyiv

Plus, Macedonia’s EU Accession talks are put off, again, and Uzbekistan welcomes a Russian role in Central Asia.

By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
10 December 2014
Senate Report Reveals CIA-Poland Deal, IMF Warns Ukraine of Economic Collapse

Plus, uranium smuggling gang nabbed in Moldova and Balkan tech startups learn to thrive in a difficult environment.

By Ky Krauthamer, Jack Nicholson, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
8 December 2014
Merkel Condemns Kremlin’s Actions, Rights Groups Decry Jailing of Azerbaijani Journalist

Plus, a cross honoring Serbs in Sarajevo is toppled, and a Czech telecom firm pulls an ad that poked at Poles.

By Timothy Spence
 
5 December 2014
Online Freedom Slips in Russia, Ukraine; Kyiv Announces Another Cease-Fire

Plus, Hungary protests McCain’s ‘dictator’ comment and a green kitty turns heads in Bulgaria.

By Piers Lawson, Jack Nicholson, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
5 December 2014
Warsaw’s Schools Under the Restitution Ax

They survived war, communism, and transition, but a new threat looms.

By Wojciech Kosc
 
1 December 2014
Poland’s Tusk Takes Over Top EU Post, Moldova’s Pro-West Alliance Likely to Retain Power

Plus, the pope urges Turkey to open doors to Armenia, and a new Russian convoy enters eastern Ukraine.

By Timothy Spence
 

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