Bosnia & Herzegovina
13 April 2015
Arms Spending Surges in Ukraine, Baltics; Turkey Slams Pope’s Armenian ‘Genocide’ Mass
Plus, no invite for Putin to G7 summit, and Kaczynski accuses the Polish government of deceit in the Smolensk crash probe.
By Timothy Spence
27 March 2015
Ukrainian Rightist Reportedly in Line for Defense Post, Brussels Nixes Road Funds for Hungary
Plus, the slugfests that are Albanian and Macedonian politics continue.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin
25 March 2015
Lithuania: Predators in the Schoolyard
Sex-abuse scandals at two schools for troubled children prompt calls for the country to overhaul its foster-care system. By Linas Jegelevicius
10 March 2015
Not so Quiet on the Eastern Front
Patriotism is in fashion again, as Lithuania’s fears of Russia lead to a discussion on renewing conscription.
By Martin Ehl
25 February 2015
Corruption Probe Hits Top Ukrainian Official, Kazakhstani Dissident in Suspected Prison Suicide
Plus, Lithuania weighs reviving military draft, and Czech scientists claim a breakthrough find about human emotional response.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
24 February 2015
Hungary-Russia Nuke Deal Under Scrutiny, Bosnia Heads Toward EU
Plus, jailed activists in Azerbaijan face more charges and time behind bars, and Russia’s crisis hammers the region’s economies.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
26 January 2015
Mariupol Deaths Prompt Calls for New Sanctions, NATO to Beef Up Presence on Eastern Flank
Plus, tech companies cash out of Crimea, and a Jewish group condemns an honor given by Romania’s new president
By Timothy Spence and Barbara Frye
16 January 2015
Vucic Walks Rhetorical Line in Kosovo, U.S. Boosts Energy Ties with Bulgaria
Plus, CEE sees little exposure in Swiss franc’s surge, and Russia faces a ‘junk’ bond rating.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
8 January 2015
Anti-Kyiv Group Claims German Web Attack, Soros Urges More Aid for Ukraine
Plus, Lithuania prepares a manual for civilians in wartime, and a Moldovan IS member defends the caliphate.
By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge and Will Sandeman
5 January 2015
A Blast and Negotiations in Ukraine, Post-Soviet Economic Zone Launches
Plus, adopting the euro draws Lithuania closer to the West, and Turkmenistan slashes its currency.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
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