Azerbaijan

23 June 2015
Kyiv Accuses Volunteer Fighters of Rape and Torture, Hundreds Arrested at Yerevan Price Protest

Plus, Yanukovych makes half-hearted apology for Maidan killings; activists plan to deliver banned abortion drugs to Poland via UAV.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin
 
18 June 2015
Anger Over Hungary’s Anti-Migrant Border Fence, ECHR Rules on First Armenia-Azerbaijan Cases

Plus, HRW warns that Dagestan authorities are targeting a Muslim group, and a Russian NGO targeted by ‘foreign agent’ law is closing.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu and Evgeny Deulin
 
15 June 2015
Activist Flees Baku for Switzerland Refuge, Moldova Voters Remain Split

Plus, Saakashvili is poised to make big cuts in Odessa and the UN leader talks human rights in Central Asia.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
11 June 2015
French Hacking Trail Leads to Russia, Baku Blocks Amnesty Presentation

Plus, a Bosnian Serb who fought for the Muslims is arrested in Switzerland and Kazakhstan uses snow as its Olympic trump card.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
10 June 2015
Hungary Gets Tough on Migrants, Ukraine Rebels Try to Find Crimea

Plus, Albania seeks arrest of Italian investor/TV mogul and Chechnya’s strongman leader accused of running a private taxation racket.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, Casper Frederiksen and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
8 June 2015
G-7 Sanctions ex-G-8 Partner, Pope Preaches Peace in Sarajevo

Plus, Baku tells the OSCE to start packing, and the author of the Prague Spring manifesto dies at 88.

By Timothy Spence
 
4 June 2015
UN Cites More Abuses in Crimea, Kazakhstan Vies for Uranium Bank

Plus, an Uzbekistani rights activist alleges abuse and humiliation, and Azerbaijan throws cash at the European Games.

By Barbara Frye, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
28 May 2015
Russia Sends Troops, Equipment to Ukraine Border; Probe Questions Azerbaijan Privatization

Plus, Putin says the FIFA arrests are U.S. overreach and another Kremlin critic falls gravely ill.

By Brian Kenety, Barbara Frye, and Evgeny Deulin
 
21 May 2015
Modest Hopes for Riga Summit, Outrage After Fatal Baku Fire

Plus, Ukraine might look to host missile-defense systems and Tajikistan and China sign an extradition treaty.

By Brian Kenety, Evgeny Deulin, and Barbara Frye
 
18 May 2015
Protesters Call for Macedonian PM to Quit, Ukraine Bans Soviet Symbols

Plus, Azerbaijan's capital gets a facelift ahead of the European Games, and gay athletes complain of unsportsmanlike conduct in Kazakhstan’s ‘nontraditional’ sex legislation.

By Timothy Spence
 

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