- 26 February 2015
- Russian Paratroopers Train Near Baltic Borders, Central Asians Nabbed in U.S. Terror Plot
Plus, Mongolia frees foreign businessmen in a tax-dodge case and Macedonia’s students kill a new measure on university exams.
- By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
- 24 February 2015
- Hungary-Russia Nuke Deal Under Scrutiny, Bosnia Heads Toward EU
Plus, jailed activists in Azerbaijan face more charges and time behind bars, and Russia’s crisis hammers the region’s economies.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
- 23 February 2015
- Latvia Torn Between Money and Fear of Russia
- The Ukraine crisis and Russia’s politics have fed a huge demand for Latvia’s residency-for-investment program. From EurasiaNet.org.
- By Inga Springe and Sanita Jemberga
- 5 February 2015
- Azerbaijan Tightens Screws on Media, Poland Sets Presidential Election Date
Plus, cash-strapped Mongolia asks for IMF assistance, and Turkmenistanis line up to buy dollars as economic bad news mounts.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
- 26 January 2015
- Mariupol Deaths Prompt Calls for New Sanctions, NATO to Beef Up Presence on Eastern Flank
Plus, tech companies cash out of Crimea, and a Jewish group condemns an honor given by Romania’s new president
- By Timothy Spence and Barbara Frye
- 7 November 2014
- Latvian Foreign Minister Comes Out, Putin Says Politics Behind Oil Price Drop
Plus, Belarus expels a rights activist over traffic violations and a right-wing Polish politician says his case proves the ubiquity of police brutality.
- By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge and Will Sandeman
- 4 November 2014
- Kyiv May End Cease-Fire, Russian Bug Infects CIS Economies
- Plus, oil majors compete for Croatian oil and gas tenders; Latvia’s controversial Ask.fm teen site relocates to Ireland
- By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
- 24 October 2014
- Ukraine Girds for Election Interference, U.S. Businessmen Claim Shakedown in Albania
Plus, expat Russian journalists aim to beam news back home, and Georgia jails ex-officials for prison torture.
- By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 16 October 2014
- Putin Warns of Revived Nazism, Kosovo Boy Freed from Syrian Jihadists
Plus, Serbian and Albanian leaders trade accusations over Belgrade soccer fiasco, and Kyrgyzstan loses another legal battle to a Western mining company.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, and Ioana Caloianu
- 6 October 2014
- Fire Not Ceased in Ukraine, Bulgarian Opposition Looking at Messy Coalition
Plus, Latvia’s pro-Russian party fares well but will likely stay out of government and Putin signs law to green-light post-Soviet trading bloc.
- By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
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