Armenia

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
 
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
 
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9 July 2014
Russian Energy Titans Battle, Ukrainian Asylum Seekers on the Rise

Plus, Tajikistan rounds up hundreds of sex workers and Armenia drives a hard bargain in Eurasian Economic Union entry talks.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Madeleine Stern
 
27 June 2014
EU Opens Door to Three Eastern Neighbors, Russia Tightens Migration Rules

Plus, a movie about the Chechen deportations raises questions in Moscow, and former Soviet strongmen reflect on the long career of Uzbekistani leader Karimov.

By Ky Krauthamer, Jeremy Druker, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
25 June 2014
Putin Wins One in Austria, Czech Pirates Challenge Election Loss

Plus, Georgia plans talks with Moscow on trade ties, and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict rears its head in Strasbourg.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
18 June 2014
The Galloping Militarization of Eurasia

Beyond Ukraine, there is a wider and more disturbing process of militarization under way. From openDemocracy.

By Neil Melvin
 
9 June 2014
Ukraine’s President Vows to Sign EU Deal, Few Vote in Kosovo Election

Plus, Bulgaria stops work on South Stream but says it will ultimately press on, and long sentences are handed out in a Russian journalist’s killing.

By Jeremy Druker, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, Piers Lawson, and Madeleine Stern
 
2 June 2014
Armenia: Pro-Russia Activists Attack Diaspora Members for Promoting 'European Values'

Wariness of 'European values' within a significant segment of Armenian society fuels a brewing culture war in Armenia. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Gayane Abrahamyan
 
30 May 2014
Nagorno-Karabakh and the Crimea Principle

By Russia’s logic, who has the right to decide the fate of the disputed region?

By Mina Muradova
 
29 May 2014
Abkhazia’s President Denies Flight Rumors, Ex-Bulgarian Minister Cleared in Embezzlement Case

Plus, the Baltics and Central Europe are the Continent's meth labs, and Russia sends more rocket launchers to Baku.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, and Rebecca Johnson
 

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