Albania

30 June 2015
Migrants Riot at Hungarian Camp, Albanian Police-Murder Suspects Arrested

Plus, an OSCE mission reportedly comes under fire in Ukraine, and Azerbaijan opens a naval base on the Caspian Sea.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
10 June 2015
Hungary Gets Tough on Migrants, Ukraine Rebels Try to Find Crimea

Plus, Albania seeks arrest of Italian investor/TV mogul and Chechnya’s strongman leader accused of running a private taxation racket.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, Casper Frederiksen and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
27 May 2015
Serbia’s Vucic in Historic Visit to Tirana, Kazakhstan’s Gay Propaganda Law Ditched for Olympic Bid

Plus, Russian scientists are outraged over a grant-making foundation’s inclusion on the ‘foreign agent’ list, and Putin’s New Russia dream founders on the rocks of reality.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, and Evgeny Deulin
 
26 May 2015
Russian Chief Mufti Backs Polygamy, Balkan Neighbors Boost Border Security

Plus, Albania’s premier threatens to veto Macedonia’s NATO hopes, and Russia loses its land line to its Moldovan client statelet.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, and Evgeny Deulin
 
4 May 2015
Fighting Flares in Ukraine, More Bad News for Media in Ex-Soviet Region

Plus, Albania’s parliament votes to open secret police files, and Russia’s Night Wolves ride into Germany.

By Timothy Spence
 
8 April 2015
Romania Cuts Taxes, Serbia Blasts Albanian ‘Unification’ Talk

Plus, new fighting breaks out near Mariupol; Georgian Chechens plead for help to stop IS recruiting.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Casper Frederiksen
 
1 April 2015
Post-Easter Attack Predicted in Ukraine, More Deaths on Bulgarian Border

Plus, hackers release text messages from Russia’s Internet watchdog and Belgium wants an Albanian pol in a murder case.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
27 March 2015
Ukrainian Rightist Reportedly in Line for Defense Post, Brussels Nixes Road Funds for Hungary

Plus, the slugfests that are Albanian and Macedonian politics continue.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin
 
24 March 2015
Bellwether Balkan Fish at Risk from Dams, Gagauzia Strengthens Ties to Moscow

Plus, a new twist in Albania’s political murder scandal, and experts say China is outpacing Russia in the 21st-century ‘great game.’

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
13 March 2015
Poland Looks to Buy Cruise Missiles, Cyberspace Buzzes With Putin Rumors

Plus, Spain refuses to extradite a Kazakhstani dissident and speculation about a political murder plot galvanizes Albania.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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