- 24 July 2014
- Lost in the Flood
Shoddy, illegal settlements and more frequent weather catastrophes make the Balkans’ Roma communities increasingly perilous places.
- By Mariana Ionova
- 23 July 2014
- NATO Members Call for Bastion in the East as Putin Plans Serbia Visit
Plus, Ukraine may prosecute Russian officials and oligarchs for aiding rebels, and international donors pledge billions in Balkan flood relief.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 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
- 14 July 2014
- Russia Declares Ukrainian Refugee Emergency, Serbia’s Thwarted Finance Minister Quits
Plus, Russia could open the gates to low-cost carriers and Georgian border guards make a record-breaking drug bust.
- By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 11 July 2014
- Torture, Abductions in Eastern Ukraine, Pilot Caught in Ukraine-Russia Standoff
Plus, no early release for a Serbian war crimes defendant, and a meningitis outbreak in Armenia?
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Madeleine Stern
- 4 July 2014
- Military Shakeup in Ukraine, Transdniester and Moscow Ink Trade Deal
Plus, a Serbian journalist is brutally beaten, and a European court slams Russia for violating human rights.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 30 June 2014
- Russia Mounts Massive Military Exercises, Montenegrin Court SuspendsTabloid for Tarring Activist
Plus, scandals prompt Serbia to mull vetting officials’ academic claims and the Eurasian Union remains open to Ukrainian imports – for now.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 24 June 2014
- Serbia’s Police Chiefs Get the Boot, Belarus Activist Unexpectedly Freed
Plus, Lithuania gets a green light to join the euro, and violence erupts in northern Kosovo.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
- 20 June 2014
- A Researcher Vanishes in Tajikistan, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets a Boost
Plus, Macedonia gets a new-old government, and Czech scientists say they have a Lyme disease vaccine.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Barbara Frye, and Madeleine Stern
- 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
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