Moldova

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
 
20 March 2014
Ukrainian Military Withdraws From Crimea, Svoboda Members Rough Up TV Boss

Plus, Romania pushes for a Moldova EU membership date and Georgia’s former prime minister tells off the man he groomed for the presidency.

By S. Adam Cardais, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
 
13 March 2014
Seeing Red Again in Chisinau Premium

A pro-Europe government’s missteps pave the way for a Communist return to power in Moldova.

By Zarina Alimbaeva
 
28 February 2014
Mass Layoffs at Albanian State News Agency, Macedonian Heritage Official Accused of Plunder

Plus, Moldova inches closer to visa-free travel, and a wanted ex-Georgian official walks free in France.

By S. Adam Cardais, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
 
14 February 2014
Russia Restricts Foreign Adoptions, Russian Neighbors Mull Devaluations

Plus, Poland fires its roads czar amid a row over EU contracts and Moldovans reach for the holy grail of visa-free European travel.

By Ky Krauthamer, Karlo Marinovic, Sarah Fluck, and Aliona Kachkan
 
3 February 2014
Pro-Ukraine Protesters in Jail in Uzbekistan, Russia Kills Dogs Ahead of Olympics

Plus, a Moldovan region opens the door to secession and a Kosovo Serb held on war-crimes charges will run for office.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, and Aliona Kachkan
 
Melis Myrzakmatov
6 December 2013
Brussels Raises Stakes in Gas Pipeline Game, Combative Kyrgyz Mayor Sacked

Plus, tension rises in Ukraine’s capital as protests continue into a third week and Russia launches an investigation into online child trafficking.

By S. Adam Cardais, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
 

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