Ukraine


23 October 2014
Poroshenko Bloc Tipped to Win Ukraine Elections, Kosovo Enters Olympic Movement

Plus, Zagreb’s jailed mayor thunders his innocence and Hungary steps up the pressure on a Norwegian-funded NGO.

By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, and Ioana Caloianu
 
23 October 2014
Soldiers' Mothers Activist Free, for Now

Elderly and ailing, Ludmila Bogatenkova faces fraud charges after probing Russian soldiers’ deaths in Ukraine.

By Halya Coynash
 
22 October 2014
Cluster Bomb Charge Stings Kyiv, New Balkan Governments in the Offing

Plus, Hungary proposes a tax on Internet data and Tajikistan claims it foiled a major Islamist terror attack.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 
22 October 2014
Real Money Heads for Virtual Ukraine

With Ukraine on the verge of an economic meltdown, tech startups offer a ray of hope for the future.

By Sergiy Rachinsky
 
21 October 2014
Sikorski Backs Away From ‘Ukraine Partition’ Interview, Polish Surgeons Perform Miracle Operation

Plus, Bulgaria won’t extradite a Putin foe to Russia, and Budapest fumes over U.S. visa bans.

By Piers Lawson, Klein Aleardi, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
 
17 October 2014
Putin Threatens Gas Shutoff, Meets EU, Ukrainian Leaders

Plus, gay Russians say persecution is forcing them to flee, and a Christian symbol angers Srebrenica survivors.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Anders Ryehauge
 
15 October 2014
Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish?

While activists literally trash politicians in Ukraine, the debate over a long-awaited, just-passed lustration law goes on.

By Tatiana Kozak
 
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
 
13 October 2014
Another Romp for Hungary’s Fidesz; Isolated Armenia Signs Free-Trade Treaty
Plus, nationalists lead in Bosnia’s elections and a Polish think tank warns about Ukraine’s winter energy supplies.
By Timothy Spence and Jack Nicholson
 
10 October 2014
Kazakhstan Inks EU Pact, Moscow Slams U.S. Sentencing of Russian Citizen

Plus, witnesses change their stories in a Kosovo war crimes case and major changes greet returning students in eastern Ukraine.

By S. Adam Cardais, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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