Armenia

29 July 2015
Balkan Migrants Face Tougher Lives in Germany, Moscow Bans Major U.S. Foundation
Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s go-slow policy on cleaning up nuclear waste, and if you think it’s scorching hot where you are in Europe, you’re not alone.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
 
22 July 2015
A Moldovan Yerevan
Near-bankrupt and facing utility rate hikes and budget cuts, is Moldova in for a period of unrest?
By Kamil Calus
 
20 July 2015
Could Russia Spoil Armenia’s Iranian Investment Dreams?

Expanded links with Iran could help Armenia break out of its isolation, but the Kremlin might have other ideas. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Gayane Abrahamyan
 
17 July 2015
Video Shows MH17 Aftermath, Kyrgyzstan Says Raid Foiled IS Plots

Plus, human rights groups call out the West on Uzbekistan and Armenia on health care shortcomings.

By Barbara Frye, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
 
16 July 2015
Ukraine Rebel Leader Sued in U.S. Over MH17 Attack, Baku Trial Set for Activist Couple

Plus, Kyrgyzstan protests the State Department’s rights award to a jailed activist and Armenia mulls a sex-specific abortion ban.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
8 July 2015
Azerbaijan’s Campaign Against ‘Enemy Press’

A new organization warns journalists about ‘hostile’ Armenian reports and ‘biased’ Western media. From IWPR.

By Afgan Mukhtarli
 
7 July 2015
No Jury Trial for Savchenko, Police Break Up Yerevan Protest

Plus, Lithuania and the U.S. announce joint military training, and Kosovo’s Bosniaks call for more mother-tongue university education.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Timothy Spence
 
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
 

3 July 2015
Moscow Blasts Draft MH17 Report, UN Asks Hungary to Rethink Tighter Asylum Proposals

Plus, a self-described IS militant uses social media to denounce his native Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan fumes over a separatist’s invitation to London.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
29 June 2015
Armenian Protests Continue, Macedonia Adds to Greek Bank Woes

Plus, a bid to create a war crimes court in Kosovo falters, and a pro-EU mayor wins re-election in Moldova’s capital.

By Timothy Spence
 

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