Moldova

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
 
2 December 2013
Barricades and Violence in Kyiv, a Gay Marriage Ban in Croatia

Plus, a Bosnian court hands down tough sentences in a big organized crime case and Bulgaria builds a small wall to tackle a big problem.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Karlo Marinovic
 
29 November 2013
EU Brass Aim Barbs at Kremlin, Romania Eyes Reins on Political NGOs

Plus, a long-jailed Uzbekistani editor wins a press freedom prize and Russia dismisses a Pussy Riot member’s prison complaint.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
 
22 November 2013
The Eastern Partnership Summit: A Cheat Sheet

For those playing along at home, a rundown of who will be there and what’s at stake.

By Alexander Silady, Martha Tesema, and Barbara Frye
 
18 November 2013
Fifty Killed as Airliner Crashes in Kazan, EU Eyes Easing Visa Rules for Moldovans

Plus, calm prevails in northern Kosovo’s revote and Russia’s Navalny is tapped to lead a new party.

By Barbara Frye and Karlo Marinovic
 
7 November 2013
Rahmon Takes New Term, Serbia Indicts Army Officers in Kosovo Killings

Plus, Gulnara Karimova tweets about torture, and Armenia and the EU go separate ways.

By by Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
 
Dunja Mijatovic
22 October 2013
Volgograd Bomber Was Dagestani Woman, Outcry Over Jailing of Macedonian Journalist

Plus, Tito’s widow will rest alongside her husband, and Holland takes Russia to the international sea tribunal over the Greenpeace affair.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Alexander Silady
 

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