Croatia

24 November 2014
Putin Rules Out a New Iron Curtain, Albania’s Secret Bunker Comes Out of the Cold

Plus, OSCE diplomat calls for end of impunity in Russia journalist killings, and the European Parliament weighs condemnation of a Serbian war-crimes suspect.

By Timothy Spence
 
4 November 2014
Kyiv May End Cease-Fire, Russian Bug Infects CIS Economies
Plus, oil majors compete for Croatian oil and gas tenders; Latvia’s controversial Ask.fm teen site relocates to Ireland
By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
 
30 October 2014
Kremlin Media Arm Set to Go Global, Bosnian Serbs Imprisoned for '92 Massacre

Plus, Rosneft denies pitching a laundry list of sanctions remedies, and a new report traces Uzbekistan’s cotton profits.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 

23 October 2014
Poroshenko Bloc Tipped to Win Ukraine Elections, Kosovo Enters Olympic Movement

Plus, Zagreb’s jailed mayor thunders his innocence and Hungary steps up the pressure on a Norwegian-funded NGO.

By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, and Ioana Caloianu
 
30 September 2014
In Serbia, a Textbook Case of Identity Politics

The president’s gift to schoolchildren in a northern city sparks howls of outrage across the border in Croatia.

By Uffe Andersen
 
24 September 2014
Moscow Tightens Media Noose, Skopje Dump Expose Elicits Legal Threats

Plus, Russia will bolster its navy over ‘NATO expansion’ and Georgia denies offering to host a camp for Syrian rebels.

By S. Adam Cardais, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 
10 September 2014
Ex-Yugoslav Spymasters Face Murder Trial, Russia Hunts Lithuanian Draft Dodgers

Plus, Uzbekistan gears up for vital cotton harvest and Mongolia’s criminal defamation law comes under scrutiny.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
1 September 2014
Donald Tusk Tapped to Head EU Leaders’ Council, Confusion Over Putin’s Use of the S-word

Plus, Croatia warns ex-Yugoslav neighbors to cooperate on wartime disappeared and Skopje’s retro makeover rolls on, whatever the cost.

By Piers Lawson, Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu and Anders Ryehauge
 
29 August 2014
FBI Probes Russia-Based Bank Hack, Balkan Leaders Seek Investment in Berlin

Plus, Turkmenistan inks a major gas deal, and rights advocates are alarmed over the plight of an imprisoned Uzbekistani film producer.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
21 August 2014
Investigative Journalism Attacked in Serbia, Four Arrested in Moscow Flag Stunt

Plus, Zagreb takes on the right, and Prague scrambles to save jobs.

By S. Adam Cardais, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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