15 June 2015
Quickie Russian Citizenship in Transdniester Premium

The consulate in the breakaway region of Moldova is reportedly creating lots of new citizens, who might need to be protected one day.

By Halya Coynash
15 June 2015
Activist Flees Baku for Switzerland Refuge, Moldova Voters Remain Split Premium

Plus, Saakashvili is poised to make big cuts in Odessa and the UN leader talks human rights in Central Asia.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
9 June 2015
OSCE’s Ukraine Envoy Resigns, Macedonian Political Rivals to Hold Fresh Talks Premium
Plus, Moldovan prime minister in hot water over fake school documents, China signs up Hungary for its grandiose new Silk Road project.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
3 June 2015
Moldova Turns to Hire Education Premium

Can new, improved vocational training rectify a dearth of skilled workers and a distorted labor market?

By Zarina Alimbaeva
26 May 2015
Russian Chief Mufti Backs Polygamy, Balkan Neighbors Boost Border Security Premium

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
Russia’s Expansionist Disease Premium

How the ‘Crimea virus’ is eating away at the country’s foreign and domestic ambitions.

By Andreas Umland
21 May 2015
Modest Hopes for Riga Summit, Outrage After Fatal Baku Fire Premium

Plus, Ukraine might look to host missile-defense systems and Tajikistan and China sign an extradition treaty.

By Brian Kenety, Evgeny Deulin, and Barbara Frye
4 May 2015
Fighting Flares in Ukraine, More Bad News for Media in Ex-Soviet Region Premium

Plus, Albania’s parliament votes to open secret police files, and Russia’s Night Wolves ride into Germany.

By Timothy Spence
13 April 2015
Moldovan Anti-Fascists in the Dock Premium

Critics on the left say the Western-leaning government is suppressing fundamental freedoms in a campaign against an illusory Ukraine-inspired insurrection.

By Zarina Alimbaeva
9 April 2015
More Pressure on Ukrainian Oligarchs, Russia Tightens Conditions for Migrants Premium

Plus, Moldovan authorities seek more than $1 billion in missing bank loans and a Dutch museum challenges Crimea’s claim on Scythian gold artifacts.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen



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