Lithuania

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
 
Aleksandar Vucic
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
 
RussianMedia100
19 June 2014
Russia’s Media Imperialism

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

By Christopher Walker and Robert Orttung
 
11 June 2014
Gazprom Fined in Lithuania, Prague and Warsaw Deny Ukrainian Mercenary Claims

Plus, Kosovo Prime Minister Thaci’s opponents spring an ambush and Kazakhstan takes aim at rampant financial crime.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
 
5 June 2014
Russia Sends Big Check to Kyrgyzstan, Estonia Probes Corruption in Security Agency

Plus, rare white lions find a home in Hungary and NATO’s chief tells Russia to accept Georgia’s membership hopes.

By Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
 
29 May 2014
Abkhazia’s President Denies Flight Rumors, Ex-Bulgarian Minister Cleared in Embezzlement Case

Plus, the Baltics and Central Europe are the Continent's meth labs, and Russia sends more rocket launchers to Baku.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, and Rebecca Johnson
 
26 May 2014
Jaruzelski’s Legacy Debated, Little Drama in Eastern EU Elections

Plus, now Balkan flood victims must worry about disease, and Lithuania’s iron-lady president sets a precedent.

By Ioana Caloianu, Jeremey Druker, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Piers Lawson
 
22 May 2014
Dissension in Ukraine’s Rebel Ranks, NATO Flexes Muscles in the Baltics

Plus, Minsk gets a Russian loan for its first nuke plant and three former Kosovo war-crimes suspects go on the lam.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Piers Lawson
 
21 May 2014
Skopje Hit by Ethnic Unrest, Ukrainian Communists Face Ban

Plus, Hungary’s harsh sentencing laws come under scrutiny by Strasbourg human-rights court and Lithuania bans energy drinks for kids.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Rebecca Johnson
 
13 May 2014
Grybauskaite on Track for Re-Election, Estonia’s Economic Recovery Slows

Plus, most Macedonian parties boycott the presidential inauguration and Belarus turns back a gadfly Polish politician at the border.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Marketa Horazna, and Ky Krauthamer
 

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