- 14 June 2013
- Prokhorov To Sit Out Moscow Mayoral Race, Anti-Corruption Raids in Prague
Plus, a Roman relic is at risk in Albania, and Bulgarians protest a controversial appointment to a key security post.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
- 12 June 2013
- In Albania, a Litmus-Test Campaign
- After a long series of disputed elections, Albanians head to the polls under Brussels’ watchful gaze.
- By Besar Likmeta
- 3 May 2013
- Ireland Abandons Magnitsky Bill, Jewish Leaders Confront Ugly Side of Hungary
- Plus, Belarusian ‘press freedom’ means release from jail and Kazakhs hand down terror plot sentences.
- By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu and Vladimir Matan
- 17 April 2013
- Navalny’s Trial Delayed, EU Hopefuls Treated to Ashton’s Wisdom
Plus, Romania will name former gulag commandants and pensioners face problems in Poland and Bosnia.
- By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
- 10 April 2013
- Mourning in Serbia, Competing Inaugurations in Armenia
Plus, Albanians to vote on garbage and Estonia frets over its success.
- By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
- 25 March 2013
- Albania’s Press, Under Pressure
The country has a plethora of media, but they’re plagued by financial woes, self-censorship, and manipulation. From Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso.
- By Marjola Rukaj
- 3 January 2013
- Ukraine Faulted Over Foreigner Abductions, Estonian Air’s Future in Doubt
Plus, bitter Albanian political rivalry immobilizes election commission and Putin grants Gerard Depardieu Russian citizenship.
- By Anna Novosad, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Nirvana Bhatia
- 14 December 2012
- Ukrainian Premiership Fight Ends, Putin Signals Measured Response to Magnitsky Bill
Plus, Albanian leaders trade blame over another failed EU bid, and Moscow bars a march on the anniversary of last year’s mass election protest.
- By S. Adam Cardais and Nino Tsintsadze
- 29 November 2012
- On 100th Birthday Albania Offends, Hungarian Pol Faces Storm over Calls for ‘Jewish List’
Plus, Estonia and Latvia brace for more asylum seekers and Georgia’s new prime minister takes on The Washington Post.
- By Nirvana Bhatia, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Nino Tsintsadze
- 26 November 2012
- Fugitive Albanian Spy Convicted of Torture, Hungary’s Credit Rating Takes Another Dive
Plus, an expensive dispute over a Yugoslav-era bank won’t go away, and Russia frees an imprisoned physicist after eight years.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
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