- 18 August 2014
- Muslim Leader Assassinated in North Ossetia, Sanctions Draw Kaliningrad Shoppers to Poland
- Plus, far-right Hungarians crash WWII memorial protests and a new think tank aims to bolster Czech liberalism.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 15 August 2014
- Hungary’s Economy Takes Off, Medvedev Gets Punk’d
Plus, Rosneft seeks a sanctions shelter, and Kosovo arrests an imam as a crackdown on radical Islam continues.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 12 August 2014
- Kosovo Crackdown on Islamist Cells, Russian Neighbors Brace for Sanctions Blowback
Plus, more reports emerge of Serbian ‘chetnik’ fighters in Ukraine, and Poland mulls a new Russia-free Baltic shipping route.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 1 August 2014
- Ukraine’s PM Wins the Day, Baku Charges Rights Activist With Treason
Plus, European court slaps Russia with another Yukos sanction, and Kosovo seeks an investigation of wartime rapes.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Barbara Frye
- 30 July 2014
- Atrocities Probe Points to Top Figures in Kosovo, Russia Sanctions Bite Major Energy Companies
Plus, Hungary’s leader embraces ‘illiberal democracy’ and Central Asian countries are again named religion bullies.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
- 22 July 2014
- Soccer Stars in Donetsk Mutiny, Poland Challenges EU Tobacco Rules
Plus, opposition leader’s lawyer arrested in Tajikistan and Bosnia mourns victims of 1992 massacre.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 18 July 2014
- Blame, Investigations Begin in Airliner Crash, Slovenia Loses 20-Year Bank Dispute
Plus, Hungary tries to get its fiscal house in order and Montenegro arrests journalist's alleged attackers.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
- 24 June 2014
- Serbia’s Police Chiefs Get the Boot, Belarus Activist Unexpectedly Freed
Plus, Lithuania gets a green light to join the euro, and violence erupts in northern Kosovo.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
- 19 June 2014
- Bosnia Casts Massive Corruption Dragnet, Ukraine Probes Pipeline Blast
Plus, the Czechs drop their human rights qualms about business with China, and Ukraine’s president wants to liberate detained journalists.
- By Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, Marketa Horazna, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
- 11 June 2014
- Gazprom Fined in Lithuania, Prague and Warsaw Deny Ukrainian Mercenary Claims
Plus, Kosovo Prime Minister Thaci’s opponents spring an ambush and Kazakhstan takes aim at rampant financial crime.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
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