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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
 
5 September 2014
Latvia’s Neo-Bolshevik Firebrand

'Power in Latvia is concentrated in the hands of the bourgeoisie and far right political parties,’ activist Beness Aijo says. From EurasiaNet.org

By Mike Collier
 
Poroshenko Mug 100
1 July 2014
Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
RussianMedia100
19 June 2014
Russia’s Media Imperialism Premium

A revanchist Kremlin exports its own toxic brand of media management.

By Christopher Walker and Robert Orttung
 
5 May 2014
Odessa’s Jews on Evacuation Alert, Russia Launches Choppers Near the Baltics

Plus, Albania grants tax delinquents an amnesty, and is Moscow waging a new kind of war?

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Annabel Lau, Piers Lawson, and Lily Sieradzki
 
28 April 2014
Europe, U.S. Weigh More Russia Sanctions, UN Urges Belarus to End Executions

Plus, military suicides continue to alarm in Azerbaijan and the U.S. sends more troops to reassure Poland and the Baltics.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Annabel Lau, Piers Lawson, and Lily Sieradzki
 
16 April 2014
Russian TV Banned in the Baltics, Ukraine Pleads for Slovak Gas

Plus, the Hague tribunal rejects Mladic’s attempt to stop his genocide trial and Bulgarian g-men seize thousands of antique artifacts.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Ky Krauthamer and Lily Sieradzki
 
15 April 2014
Long-Distance Friendships

An ambivalent relationship among some NATO allies feeds a sense of insecurity in Central Europe.

By Martin Ehl
 
14 April 2014
Another Siege in Eastern Ukraine, Serbia Takes Aim at Tax Cheats

Plus, a report alleges evidence tampering in the probe of the Riga supermarket collapse and Russians in Estonia reject separatism. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Annabel Lau, and Lily Sieradzki
 

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