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19 November 2014
Ukraine Foils ‘Terror’ Attack on Dutch Diplomats, Romanian Foreign Minister Sacked

Plus, UN experts alarmed at impending release of Serb convicted of genocide and Poland’s conservatives score a surprising wins in local elections.

By Barbara Frye, Ky Krauthamer, Jack Nicholson, and Will Sandeman
 
19 November 2014
Searching for the Spirit of Romania’s Jiu Valley

The cities and towns of the country’s mining heartland still exist, but that is not the same thing as being alive.

By Gabriel Amza
 
17 November 2014
Iohannis Romps in Romania; Those Armed Armenians Are No ‘Flashmob’

Plus, Ukraine’s president orders an end to state funding for rebel areas, and it’s back to the future for Kazakhstan’s leader.

By Timothy Spence
 
12 November 2014
Georgia Back on ‘European’ Track, Rightists Rampage in Warsaw

Plus, IMF warns Romania against over-spending as Ponta promises economic bliss; Karadzic’s daughter elected to Bosnian entity parliament.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
10 November 2014
Fighting Flares in Ukraine, Romanians Rally over Voting Problems

Plus, the Azerbaijani opposition holds a new anti-Aliev demonstration, and Poland’s Sikorski survives a no-confidence vote.

By Timothy Spence
 
6 November 2014
Russian Doctors March Against Harsh Reform; EU Opens EULEX Probe

Plus, SOCAR’s purchase of Greek company comes under scrutiny, and an aged Romanian accused of murdering dissidents says he was only following orders.

By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
 
3 November 2014
Ponta, Iohannis to Battle for Romanian Presidency, Ukraine’s Breakaway Regions Vote

Plus, EU officials reportedly pressure Kosovo journalist, and builders find Jewish gravestones in foundations of Soviet-era Belarusian homes.

By Timothy Spence
 
31 October 2014
Relief at Ukraine Gas Deal, Kosovo President Cancels Belgrade trip

Plus, Romania’s Ponta tipped to win presidential vote; Moscow police round up thousands of Central Asian migrants.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
8 October 2014
Shortage of Monitors Imperils Ukraine Cease-Fire, Romania Investigates Lukoil Operations

Plus, Dushanbe denies it blocked websites to stifle a protest and Serbian students stage mass rallies against a new education law.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 
30 September 2014
Nine Ex-Ministers Charged in Romanian Graft Probe, Jailed Azerbaijani Activist Honored

Plus, Balkan states target absurdly high roaming charges, and Russia moves forward on a giant Crimea bridge project.

By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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