Lithuania

14 November 2014
Hungary PM Dismisses U.S. Memo on Corruption, Russia’s Arctic Waters a Nuclear Time Bomb

Plus, Lithuania wraps up its probe into the 1991 crackdown and Moldova attacks corruption in preschools.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
Yuriy Boyko

28 October 2014
Ukraine’s Pro-European Parties in Coalition Talks, Poland Shifts Troops to East
Plus, slumping oil prices force Kazakhstan to trim its budget; Baltics welcome floating energy platform.
By Ky Krauthamer, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
14 October 2014
Russian Hackers Attack NATO, Lithuania Girds for Unconventional War

Plus, China deals could give Russia some sanctions relief, and electrofishing sparks a corruption probe in Albania.

By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
9 October 2014
UN Says 331 Killed in Ukraine Since Cease-Fire, Skopje Judges Charged with Corruption

Plus, Russia sets a multimillion euro bail for a seized Lithuanian ship, and Serbia’s Vucic defends his country’s media environment.

By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
7 October 2014
The Crisis in Ukraine and Lithuania’s European Choice Premium

Nothing focuses the mind of a European politician like the nearby beating of war drums.

By Violeta Davoliute
 
22 September 2014
Ukraine Economic News Is All Bad, IMF Holds Bosnia’s Fiscal Feet to the Fire

Plus, Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania strengthen defense ties, and work starts on a key Russia-bypassing gas pipeline.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
16 September 2014
Assault Spotlights Gay Rights in Serbia, Tajikistan Releases Jailed Scholar
Plus, a Slovenian journalist faces prison for publishing ‘state secrets,’ and Lithuania looks east for new export markets.
By S. Adam Cardais, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 
10 September 2014
Ex-Yugoslav Spymasters Face Murder Trial, Russia Hunts Lithuanian Draft Dodgers

Plus, Uzbekistan gears up for vital cotton harvest and Mongolia’s criminal defamation law comes under scrutiny.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
3 September 2014
The Monumental Monday-Morning Baltic Hangover

The Baltic states are leaking people, human capital, and public spirit. And they invested heavily in the neoliberal austerity dogma. Are the two phenomena related?

By Leonidas Donskis
 
26 August 2014
Minsk Summit Opens as Ukraine Fighting Escalates, More Ferghana Valley Border Clashes

Plus, Albanian police launch another weed-killing campaign, and divers seek buried treasure under Kyrgyzstan’s Lake Issyk Kul.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu and Anders Ryehauge
 

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Call for Videos: Where Have the Winds of Change Blown You?

For most people in TOL’s coverage regions, life changed fundamentally 25 years ago. For good or ill, they are leading lives few could have anticipated before the fall of communism or the Berlin Wall.

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