Bosnia & Herzegovina
27 March 2015
Ukrainian Rightist Reportedly in Line for Defense Post, Brussels Nixes Road Funds for Hungary
Plus, the slugfests that are Albanian and Macedonian politics continue.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin
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
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