Romania

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, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Klein Aleardi
 
23 September 2014
Industry Group Probes Azerbaijani Crackdown, Romania’s Premier Survives Parliament Vote

Plus, thugs keep a Crimean Tatar scholar from a UN conference and winter gas supplies become the subject of talks.

By Timothy Spence
 
1 September 2014
Donald Tusk Tapped to Head EU Leaders’ Council, Confusion Over Putin’s Use of the S-word

Plus, Croatia warns ex-Yugoslav neighbors to cooperate on wartime disappeared and Skopje’s retro makeover rolls on, whatever the cost.

By Piers Lawson, Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu and Anders Ryehauge
 
11 August 2014
Ukrainian Troops Close in on Rebel Stronghold, Armenian Villager Dies in Azerbaijan Custody

Plus, Russia is suspected in a Ukraine cyber attack and a Romanian media mogul is headed to prison. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
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
 

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