- 23 October 2014
- Poroshenko Bloc Tipped to Win Ukraine Elections, Kosovo Enters Olympic Movement
Plus, Zagreb’s jailed mayor thunders his innocence and Hungary steps up the pressure on a Norwegian-funded NGO.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, and Ioana Caloianu
- 10 October 2014
- Whose Freedom?
- For Belarus’ pro-democracy opposition, gay rights remains a toxic issue.
- By Volha Charnysh
- 1 October 2014
- Ukraine Gears for a Tense Election, Germany Relives a Key Moment of 1989
Plus, stolen art from Yanukovych’s collection turns up in Belarus, and Tajikistan’s chief mufti outlaws criticism of the secular regime.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
- 15 September 2014
- Kyiv Says Some NATO Countries Send Arms, Report Shines Light on Plight of Russian Orphans
Plus, a Moldovan newspaper is threatened after an expose of a leading cleric, and Belarus isn’t the worst bully in the neighborhood anymore.
- By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
- 13 August 2014
- Ukraine Considers Restrictive Media Law, Moscow Reveals Belarus Airbase Site
Plus, Kazakhstan trims ministries as economy shows signs of slowdown and Kyrgyzstan’s neighbors withhold vital energy supplies.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 28 July 2014
- Russia Hit With Massive Yukos Judgment, Georgia Charges Saakashvili With Abusing Office
Plus, a Macedonian archeologist is jailed in smuggling case and a Bosnian leader decries flood donors’ mistrust.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
- 3 July 2014
- Hungary Could Land in Fiscal Doghouse, Risks from Afghanistan ‘Exaggerated’ in Central Asia
Plus, U.S. submits its new Russia envoy to Moscow for approval, and plagiarism mars academic research in Kazakhstan.
- By Piers Lawson, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 30 June 2014
- Russia Mounts Massive Military Exercises, Montenegrin Court SuspendsTabloid for Tarring Activist
Plus, scandals prompt Serbia to mull vetting officials’ academic claims and the Eurasian Union remains open to Ukrainian imports – for now.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 24 June 2014
- Serbia’s Police Chiefs Get the Boot, Belarus Activist Unexpectedly Freed
Plus, Lithuania gets a green light to join the euro, and violence erupts in northern Kosovo.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
- 3 June 2014
- Belarus May Impose ‘Serfdom,’ Kosovo Teeters Toward Vital Election
Plus, Montenegro’s odds of NATO membership on the rise, and a master craftsman revives an ancient art in Uzbekistan.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, Rebecca Johnson and Madeleine Stern
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