- 25 July 2014
- Ukrainian, Bulgarian Governments Fall
Plus, Europe’s top rights court slams Poland over CIA renditions and two more anti-Putin protesters receive long prison sentences.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 24 July 2014
- Lost in the Flood
Shoddy, illegal settlements and more frequent weather catastrophes make the Balkans’ Roma communities increasingly perilous places.
- By Mariana Ionova
- 15 July 2014
- Newcomer Wins Slovenian Elections, Abducted Ukrainian Journalist Found Dead
Plus, Bulgaria turns over supervision of banks to the EU and Russia announces big plans for a Siberian railway.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
- 3 July 2014
- The War to Remember and Forget
In some ways World War I killed Bulgaria’s last, best dream, but it doesn’t have to stay dead.
- By Boyko Vassilev
- 2 July 2014
- Russia Bans Internet ‘Extremism,’ Bulgaria Faces New EU Sanctions
Plus, more bad news for Kazakhstan’s Kashagan oil project, and supporters fear for the safety of an academic detained in Tajikistan.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 30 June 2014
- Russia Mounts Massive Military Exercises, Montenegrin Court SuspendsTabloid for Tarring Activist
Plus, scandals prompt Serbia to mull vetting officials’ academic claims and the Eurasian Union remains open to Ukrainian imports – for now.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 26 June 2014
- Central Asians Lured to Fight in Ukraine, Bulgaria Copes with Floods Aftermath
Plus, Croatia is the new Greece and police in Dagestan kill a suspected militant.
- By By Piers Lawson, Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 9 June 2014
- Ukraine’s President Vows to Sign EU Deal, Few Vote in Kosovo Election
Plus, Bulgaria stops work on South Stream but says it will ultimately press on, and long sentences are handed out in a Russian journalist’s killing.
- By Jeremy Druker, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, Piers Lawson, and Madeleine Stern
- 6 June 2014
- Bulgarian Government Teetering Over South Stream, Investment in Russia Predicted to Plunge
Plus, Hungarian media launch an anti-government protest, and Bosnia takes action against prison overcrowding.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
- 5 June 2014
- Russia Sends Big Check to Kyrgyzstan, Estonia Probes Corruption in Security Agency
Plus, rare white lions find a home in Hungary and NATO’s chief tells Russia to accept Georgia’s membership hopes.
- By Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
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