Lithuania

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
 
25 August 2014
Lithuanian Envoy Killed in Ukraine, Abkhazia Elects a Hawk
Plus, Kosovo could be headed for yet another election,and Bosnia keeps its fingers crossed for a big oil find.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
19 August 2014
Sputtering Truce Talks in Ukraine, Paramilitary Drills at Kids’ Church Camp in Serbia

Plus, Bosnian archivists struggle to save precious documents after the February violence and Russia's oil tsar defends his reputation.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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