Moldova

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
 
21 July 2014
Dutch Investigators in Ukraine for Crash Probe, Russia Shuts Out Moldovan Fruit

Plus, Czech gangsters get life in a kidnap/murder plot and a Montenegrin mayor gets five years for corruption.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
4 July 2014
Military Shakeup in Ukraine, Transdniester and Moscow Ink Trade Deal

Plus, a Serbian journalist is brutally beaten, and a European court slams Russia for violating human rights.

By S. Adam Cardais, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
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24 June 2014
Dorotcaia, Caught Between East and West Premium

Villagers on Moldova’s Russia-EU fault line live divided lives.

By Lina Vdovii
 
14 May 2014
Ukraine Set for Visa-Free EU Travel, Albania Busts Trafficking Ring

Plus, Poland may speed up deployment of missile defense system, and Zagreb’s feud with Hungarian energy giant MOL deepens.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Ky Krauthamer, and Lily Sieradzki
 
12 May 2014
Russian Largesse Wins Belarusian Loyalty, Russian Threats Provoke Moldovan Ire

Plus, Kyrgyzstan leads the region in maternal deaths and Armenia’s civil society protests Russian envoy’s remarks. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Lily Sieradzki
 
4 April 2014
Armenian Government Collapses, Ukrainian Oligarch Faces Bribery Charges

Plus, Moldova wins EU visa-free travel and Bulgaria’s EU funding comes under a cloud.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Barbara Frye
 
1 April 2014
Russia, U.S. Face Off Over Transdniester, Polish Disabled Activists in Parliament Protest

Plus, plans for a resort on a pristine Black Sea beach divide Bulgarian public opinion, and Abkhazia opens its doors to ethnic kin fleeing the Syrian crisis. 

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Marketa Horazna, and Ky Krauthamer
 
26 March 2014
Transdniester Says It Felled Ukrainian Drone, Top Croatia Soccer Figure Sentenced for Corruption

Plus, Minsk sees its largest opposition rally since 2011 and Bulgarian tobacco farmers fume over low prices.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Barbara Frye, Piers Lawson, and Lily Sieradzki
 

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