Romania

16 July 2014
Death Toll at 23 in Moscow Metro Disaster, Serbian Unions Plan General Strike

Plus, Armenians claim capture of Azerbaijani ‘commandos,’ and Romania rejiggers its tax structure to boost the economy.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
 
23 June 2014
More Taped Talks Rock Polish Politics, Bosnia’s Ills Complicate Flood Aid

Also, Hungarian banks face a billion-euro loss on foreign-currency loans and Romania’s first brother is jailed for alleged criminal ties.

By Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
 
Damian Draghici
27 May 2014
Klitschko Calls Time on Maidan, Unrest Hits Tajikistan’s Badakhshan Region

Plus, Krakow out, Lviv still in the running to host 2022 Winter Olympics, and can anything stop rampant illegal logging in the Balkans?

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, and Rebecca Johnson
 
26 May 2014
Jaruzelski’s Legacy Debated, Little Drama in Eastern EU Elections

Plus, now Balkan flood victims must worry about disease, and Lithuania’s iron-lady president sets a precedent.

By Ioana Caloianu, Jeremey Druker, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Piers Lawson
 
20 May 2014
Putin Orders Border Troop Withdrawal, Again; Mladic Defense Begins

Plus, bison come back to Romania’s mountains and NATO settles in in Uzbekistan.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Rebecca Johnson
 
9 May 2014
Unrest on Kyrgyz-Tajik Border, No Gas in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Plus, Washington sanctions Russia over Syria, and is Romania the EU’s Silicon Valley?

By S. Adam Cardais, Jeremy Druker, and Barbara Frye
 
7 April 2014
Hungary’s Fidesz Gets a Landslide, Separatists Seize Buildings in Eastern Ukraine

Plus, Russia and Kyiv spar over a gas price hike and NATO will likely shore up forces in Poland.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Annabel Lau, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
 
3 April 2014
Ukraine Detains Ex-Riot Police in Protest Shootings, Russia Nullifies Kyiv’s Gas Discount

Also, eastern EU states still have the most dangerous roads, and export obstacles are keeping fish in Estonia.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Marketa Horazna, Annabel Lau, and Erin Murphy
 
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
Former Croatian PM Guilty of Corruption, Trafficking Up in Tajikistan

Plus, accusations that some highway funds have gone missing in Macedonia and Romania will try to bar entry for Jobbik’s leader.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Marketa Horazna, Annabel Lau, and Karlo Marinovic
 

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