Lithuania

15 April 2014
Long-Distance Friendships

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

By Martin Ehl
 
24 March 2014
Crimean Tatars Seek Asylum, Lithuania Slaps Russian Broadcaster
Plus, Bosnian Muslims say Serbs are erasing genocide history, and the U.S. prods Montenegro on a stalled corruption probe.
By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
 
21 March 2014
The Baltics Get A U.S. Guarantee, Poland Speeds up Missile Defense

Plus, Armenia aims to compile a list of 1915-1916 victims and Mongolian websites get a moral scrubbing.

By Barbara Frye, Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
 
17 March 2014
EU Opts for Limited Russia Sanctions, Henchman Turned Reformer Takes Helm in Serbia

Plus, Kosovo probes nearly 200 for corruption and Lithuania detains an ex-Russian solider for suspected involvement in a bloody 1991 crackdown. 

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Annabel Lau, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
 
7 March 2014
Pity the Poor Teacher

Yardsticks vary, but however you measure it, teachers are underpaid across the post-communist world, with grave implications for the quality of education.

By Karlo Marinovic
 
28 February 2014
Special Needs, Common Problems

Lithuania’s stuttering progress on retrofitting schools for the disabled reflects a trend across the European Union.

By Linas Jegelevicius
 
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26 February 2014
Romanian Liberals Join the Opposition, Lithuania Mulls Gazprom Price Cut

Plus, an editor is fined for insulting intellectuals and Croatia eyes its picturesque coast as a site for drilling rigs.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Ky Krauthamer, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
 
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18 February 2014
Protesters Reported Killed in Kyiv, Kosovo Celebrates Independence

Plus, an Austrian bribery trial puts Baku’s bankers under scrutiny and Kazakhstani women demand the right to wear sexy underwear.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Aliona Kachkan, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 
29 January 2014
Lithuanian Pork Banned in Swine Fever Worries, Russia Warns Against Bitcoins

Plus, a Russian billionaire unloads his assets to concentrate on politics, and Mongolian eco-activists face 21 years in prison.

By Ky Krauthamer, Karlo Marinovic, and Aliona Kachkan
 
21 January 2014
Yanukovych Raises Stakes in Standoff With Protesters, Shell Makes Play for Siberian Shale Bounty

Plus, Georgia extends a hand to the breakaway territories and Baltic partners squabble over the route of a high speed rail line.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 

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