Kosovo

11 May 2015
At Least 22 Killed in Macedonia Clash, Polish Voters Deliver Blow to President

 Plus, Georgian leaders press EU for visa liberalization, and Zeman’s visit to Moscow angers Czech opposition.

By Timothy Spence
 
6 May 2015
Gazprom-Ukraine Feud Heats Up, Russian Miner Wins Kyrgyz Gold Tender

Plus, Nikolic’s Kosovo plan is a ‘last hope’ for relatives of vanished Serbs, and eastern Ukraine looks increasingly like western Russia.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
1 May 2015
Vienna Court Rejects U.S. Pursuit of Ukrainian Oligarch, Kosovo Graft Accuser Lambastes EU Report

Plus, the ‘Normandy Four’ leaders confer on Ukraine, and Russia looks set to extend its ban on food imports.

By Brian Kenety, Evgeny Deulin, Casper Frederiksen, and Barbara Frye
 
22 April 2015
Albanian Militants Stage Incident on Macedonian Border, Life Sentences for Russian Nationalist Killers

Plus, Azerbaijan considers Iran’s weapons offer in sign of growing rapport; Turkmenistan bans privately owned satellite dishes.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
16 April 2015
Another Yanukovych Ally Dies, Russian Environmental Activist Loses Early Release Bid

Plus, a court ruling smoothes the way for a war crimes tribunal in Kosovo and the G7 scolds Russia.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
30 March 2015
A City of Two Tales

In western Kosovo, a church visit and its fallout tighten a Gordian knot of ethnic tension and mutual victimhood. 

By Uffe Andersen
 
26 March 2015
Kyrgyzstan Courts EU, Russia; Human Traffickers Busted

Plus, a jailed Azerbaijani journalist sees her family, and a Chechen lawmaker threatens to send big guns to Mexico.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
25 March 2015
Poroshenko Sacks Feisty Governor, Serbia-Kosovo Talks Hit a Hurdle

Plus, German courts refuse to send Bulgarian convicts home to filthy jails; report alleges Gulnara Karimov made billions by arm-twisting foreign investors.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
17 March 2015
Cold Reception for Kyiv’s Autonomy Offer, Papal Envoy Welcomed in Belarus
Plus, details of Russian ‘troll factories’ emerge and Hungary adjusts to new restrictions on Sunday shopping.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
16 March 2015
Putin Weighed Nuclear Option to Protect Crimea, Ukraine’s Leader Calls for New Sanctions

Plus, Armenia’s top diplomat expresses concern about Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan, and Uzbekistani parties form alliance ahead of presidential election.

By Timothy Spence
 

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