Bosnia & Herzegovina
17 April 2015
Yet Another Activist Sentenced in Baku, Bosnian Crime Gang Gets 95 Years
Plus, Russians drop off the richest-of-the-rich list and a patch of ground in the Balkans becomes a libertarian mecca.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
11 March 2015
Kazakhstan’s Septuagenarian President Eyes Five More Years, U.S. Diplomat Says Russia Continues to Violate Cease-Fire
Plus, Bosnia delays vote on Adriatic dispute with Montenegro, and Kyrgyzstan’s ‘foreign agent’ bill clears a key hurdle.
By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
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
19 February 2015
Poland to Pay Out in Rendition Case, Ukraine Seeks UN Peacekeepers
Plus, Montenegro approves a broad surveillance law and Romania’s universities start to empty out.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Casper Frederiksen
28 January 2015
U.S. Gives Military Hardware to Uzbekistan, New Outbreak of Violence in Pristina
Plus, the murder trial of a fugitive Kazakhstani tycoon is postponed, and Belarus rediscovers its own language.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
16 January 2015
Shameful Economic Secrets Exposed!
Conflict and sanctions reveal the squishy underbelly of the region’s economies.
By Barbara Frye
15 October 2014
Serbia-Albania Soccer Game Ends in Chaos, Russia and Abkhazia Mull Closer Ties
Plus, Washington offers to mediate row between Croatia and Hungary’s biggest energy company, and refugees at a notorious camp in Montenegro scuffle over access to housing and aid.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
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
4 September 2014
Businesses in Central, Eastern Europe Hit by Ukraine Conflict, Montenegro Reports Surge in Human Smuggling
Plus, the EU takes a wait-and-see approach to the Putin-Poroshenko peace framework, and Crimea’s political leader says gays are not wanted.
By Timothy Spence and TOL staff
1 September 2014
Donald Tusk Tapped to Head EU Leaders’ Council, Confusion Over Putin’s Use of the S-word
Plus, Croatia warns ex-Yugoslav neighbors to cooperate on wartime disappeared and Skopje’s retro makeover rolls on, whatever the cost.
By Piers Lawson, Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu and Anders Ryehauge
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