- 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
- 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
- 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
- 20 December 2013
- Ukraine Offers Protest Amnesty, Serbia’s EU Hopes Complicated by Gazprom Deal
Plus, Lithuania’s president decides to skip the Olympics and VIPs in Tajikistan reportedly drive cars stolen in Germany.
- By Barbara Frye, Jeremy Druker, and Karlo Marinovic
- 5 December 2013
- Romanian Shale-Gas Protesters Roughed up, Unrest in Ukraine Spooks Investors
Also, a Lithuanian court sides with a journalist on sources and Russia’s new space center is cited for building violations.
- By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Karlo Marinovic, Alexander Silady, and Martha Tesema
- 29 November 2013
- EU Brass Aim Barbs at Kremlin, Romania Eyes Reins on Political NGOs
Plus, a long-jailed Uzbekistani editor wins a press freedom prize and Russia dismisses a Pussy Riot member’s prison complaint.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
- 7 November 2013
- Rahmon Takes New Term, Serbia Indicts Army Officers in Kosovo Killings
Plus, Gulnara Karimova tweets about torture, and Armenia and the EU go separate ways.
- By by Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
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