Macedonia

28 May 2015
Russia Sends Troops, Equipment to Ukraine Border; Probe Questions Azerbaijan Privatization

Plus, Putin says the FIFA arrests are U.S. overreach and another Kremlin critic falls gravely ill.

By Brian Kenety, Barbara Frye, and Evgeny Deulin
 
28 May 2015
Macedonia Tries to Teach Old Dogs Some New Tricks

Older workers make up a growing share of the unemployed, but a steady stream of training programs goes begging. 

By Zaklina Hadzi-Zafirova
 
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
 
25 May 2015
Upset in Polish Presidency Vote, Police Seek Chechen in Nemtsov Probe

Plus, report finds evidence of ‘ongoing war crimes’ in eastern Ukraine, and UN rights officials raise red flags in Macedonia and Hungary.

By Timothy Spence
 
22 May 2015
Evidence Mounts of Russian Action in Ukraine, Serbian Defense Chief Accused of Corruption

Plus, the Kremlin says the West is destabilizing Macedonia, and Kyrgyzstan joins the Eurasian Union.

By Barbara Frye and Evgeny Deulin
 
18 May 2015
Protesters Call for Macedonian PM to Quit, Ukraine Bans Soviet Symbols

Plus, Azerbaijan's capital gets a facelift ahead of the European Games, and gay athletes complain of unsportsmanlike conduct in Kazakhstan’s ‘nontraditional’ sex legislation.

By Timothy Spence
 
14 May 2015
Bulgarian Troops at Macedonia Border, U.S. Lawmakers in ‘Secretly Funded’ Baku Junket

Plus, the ECHR rules on a Georgia gay pride march and Russia probes an NGO linked to Khodorkovsky.

By Brian Kenety, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
12 May 2015
Macedonia Charges 30 Over Weekend Attack, Posthumous Nemtsov Report Released

Plus, China loans billions to Belarus; Turkmenistan inks economic deals with Iran amid revived talk of a gas pipeline to Europe.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
11 May 2015
At Least 22 Killed in Macedonia Clash, Polish Voters Deliver Blow to President

 Plus, Georgian leaders press EU for visa liberalization, and Zeman’s visit to Moscow angers Czech opposition.

By Timothy Spence
 
7 May 2015
Macedonia’s Political Crisis Turns Violent, Lithuania Runs Military Drills Around LNG Terminal

Plus, another opposition leader is sentenced in Azerbaijan and Hungarian xenophobia is highest in more than a decade.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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