Ukraine

1 July 2015
Siemens Reportedly Skirts Sanctions on Crimea, Kremlin Slates UN Srebrenica Resolution

Plus, EU to help ‘frontline’ Hungary with migrant influx, and energy challenges lie ahead for Kazakhstan.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
30 June 2015
Migrants Riot at Hungarian Camp, Albanian Police-Murder Suspects Arrested

Plus, an OSCE mission reportedly comes under fire in Ukraine, and Azerbaijan opens a naval base on the Caspian Sea.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
29 June 2015
Russia’s Bridge to Crimea: Quick Profits for Putin’s Crony, Zero Accountability

The huge project disregards major environmental and safety issues.

By Halya Coynash
 

24 June 2015
Moscow Livid Over U.S. Arms Shipments to Its Border, Trans-Asian Pipeline Inches Ahead

Plus, Russian authorities slap down a consumer group for questioning the takeover of Crimea, and Kyrgyz nationalists go head to head with the Kremlin over a World War I ‘genocide.’

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
23 June 2015
Kyiv Accuses Volunteer Fighters of Rape and Torture, Hundreds Arrested at Yerevan Price Protest

Plus, Yanukovych makes half-hearted apology for Maidan killings; activists plan to deliver banned abortion drugs to Poland via UAV.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin
 
17 June 2015
No Breakthrough in Ukraine Peace Talks, Tbilisi Counts Toll of Weekend Flood

Plus, conflicting views of the Srebrenica massacre divide Belgrade and Sarajevo, and the Chinese yuan exerts an ever-stronger pull on Russian business.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
16 June 2015
Ukraine Peace Talks Resume, Macedonia Frees Captive Migrants

Plus, four Tajikistani border guards released after months as Taliban hostages, and Kazakhstan nears the finish of a WTO membership marathon.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
15 June 2015
Quickie Russian Citizenship in Transdniester

The consulate in the breakaway region of Moldova is reportedly creating lots of new citizens, who might need to be protected one day.

By Halya Coynash
 
10 June 2015
Hungary Gets Tough on Migrants, Ukraine Rebels Try to Find Crimea

Plus, Albania seeks arrest of Italian investor/TV mogul and Chechnya’s strongman leader accused of running a private taxation racket.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, Casper Frederiksen and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
9 June 2015
OSCE’s Ukraine Envoy Resigns, Macedonian Political Rivals to Hold Fresh Talks
Plus, Moldovan prime minister in hot water over fake school documents, China signs up Hungary for its grandiose new Silk Road project.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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