Serbia

27 July 2015
Russia Set to Veto MH17 Resolution, Orban Lashes Out at Refugees, European Left
Plus, a detained Azerbaijani journalist appears in court, and Serbia vows to keep Kosovo out of UNESCO.
By Timothy Spence
 
22 July 2015
Bosnian Leaders in Goodwill Trip to Belgrade, Moscow Warns Sweden to Stay Out of NATO

Plus, Russia’s muckraking Novaya Gazeta faces official sanction and Kazakhstani experts say a common gas is behind a bizarre sleeping sickness.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
 
20 July 2015
Vucic Presses Bosnian Serbs on Referendum, Vilnius Removes Soviet-Era Statues

Plus, Macedonian parties call for strengthening independent institutions, and the head of a Russian news agency says his social media sites are blocked.

By Timothy Spence
 
13 July 2015
Serbia’s Premier Denounces Srebrenica Attack, Romania’s Ponta Faces Graft Charges

Plus, the deeds of a fabled Red Army unit may have been more fiction than fact, and Moldovans march for a union with Romania.

By Timothy Spence
 
13 July 2015
Reporting Srebrenica: Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

Twenty years ago, Serbian media were nearly silent on the huge atrocity as it unfolded just over the border. From Cenzolovka.

By Antonela Riha
 
10 July 2015
A Black Eye for Croatia and Romania, Poland Legislators Debate IVF

Plus, a Serbian war-crimes suspect is extradited to Croatia and a Russian court date is set for Ukrainian filmmaker’s trial.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Clare Speak
 
9 July 2015
Russia Votes No on Calling Srebrenica Genocide, Billboards Mock Hungary’s Anti-Migrant Drive

Plus, Georgia bills Russia for 2006-2007 expulsions, and a libel case furthers Kazakhstan’s media crackdown.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Jeremy Druker
 
8 July 2015
Kremlin Opposes MH17 Tribunal, EU Membership Hopes Grow in Balkans

Plus, Russian police raid an election monitor’s offices, and Czech prisons are full again after amnesty.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Barbara Frye
 
6 July 2015
Armenia to Buy Russian Missiles, Serbian Premier Pegs Srebrenica Visit to Results of UN Vote

Plus, Russia denounces Poland’s ‘war of monuments,’ and Ukraine’s first professionalized traffic cops graduate.

By Timothy Spence
 
2 July 2015
Powers and Plots

A steady supply of conspiracy theories helps Eastern Europeans (and many others) to cope – by not coping.

By Boyko Vassilev
 

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