Lithuania

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
 
11 December 2014
U.S. Torture Report Reverberates in Eastern Europe, Australia Might Send Coals to Kyiv

Plus, Macedonia’s EU Accession talks are put off, again, and Uzbekistan welcomes a Russian role in Central Asia.

By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
9 December 2014
A Lesson in Propaganda?

Lithuania’s Russian-language schools are under a microscope after students attend a boot camp for kids from ex-Soviet republics.

By Linas Jegelevicius
 
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
 

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