- 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
- 14 August 2014
- Grousing in the EU, Anxiety in Moldova Over Russia’s Import Ban
Plus, Saakashvili faces more charges and a Croatian court hands anti-Cyrillic campaigners a setback.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 8 August 2014
- More Floods in the Balkans, Tension in Transdniester
Plus, Azerbaijan hauls in more activists and Russia nixes anonymous public Wi-Fi.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Barbara Frye
- 1 July 2014
- Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder
Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.
- By Ky Krauthamer, 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 Piers Lawson, Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
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