- 9 September 2014
- Report Confirms MH17 Shootdown, Albanian Central Bank Head Arrested
Plus, Kazakhstan unveils plans for a homegrown space industry, and Uzbekistan’s ex-glamour queen Karimova accused of mafia ties.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 26 August 2014
- Minsk Summit Opens as Ukraine Fighting Escalates, More Ferghana Valley Border Clashes
Plus, Albanian police launch another weed-killing campaign, and divers seek buried treasure under Kyrgyzstan’s Lake Issyk Kul.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu and Anders Ryehauge
- 7 August 2014
- Russia Set to Restrict Food Imports, Maidan Holdouts Fight Clearing of Tent Camp
Plus, Albania takes aim at suspected diploma mills and Uzbekistani bondholders get a nasty surprise.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
- 31 July 2014
- Russia Mulls Sanctions on West, Millions Vanish From Albanian Central Bank
Plus, investor fears of a teetering Russian economy spread to regional stocks and currencies, and Baku goes on another building spree to get ready for major sports events.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Jeremy Druker, and Ioana Caloianu
- 17 July 2014
- Western Sanctions Hit Top Russian Firms, Dutch Found Liable for 300 Srebrenica Deaths
Plus, a report tracks the influence of the Albanian ex-PM’s daughter and Kyiv says it stopped an assassination in Donetsk.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Erik N. Nelson
- 17 June 2014
- Police Swoop on Albania’s Drug Capital, Ukraine Refugee Count Rises
Plus, Georgian Dream sweeps local elections and Poland’s central bank chief faces resignation calls after bad-mouthing his colleagues.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Mane Grigoryan, Marketa Horazna, and Rebecca Johnson
- 16 June 2014
- Russia Shuts off Ukraine’s Gas, Planes Vanish from Central European Radar
Plus, a crucial gold mine in Kyrygzstan averts a shutdown and Croatia loses a war-crimes judgment.
- By Piers Lawson, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
- 10 June 2014
- Ukraine to Open Refugee Corridors, Czechs Warn Albania Over CEZ Affair
Plus, Turkmenistan is edgy over increasing cross-border militant attacks and a court says Hungary’s controversial Jobbik party is not extremist.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Marketa Horazna, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
- 4 June 2014
- Turkmen Prisoner on Hunger Strike, Ukraine Starts Selling State Assets
Plus, Mongolia does a U-turn on mining policy and a plane crash reveals extent of Albania’s marijuana exports.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Rebecca Johnson and Madeleine Stern
- 26 May 2014
- Jaruzelski’s Legacy Debated, Little Drama in Eastern EU Elections
Plus, now Balkan flood victims must worry about disease, and Lithuania’s iron-lady president sets a precedent.
- By Ioana Caloianu, Jeremey Druker, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Piers Lawson
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