- 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
- 27 June 2014
- Baku's Unchecked Abuses
Recently banned from traveling abroad, leading Azerbaijani rights activist Leyla Yunus says the West is turning a blind eye to the Aliev regime’s excesses.
- By Shahla Sultanova
- 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
- 4 June 2014
- There Goes the Neighborhood
In construction-crazy Baku, another old district faces the wrecking ball.
- By Vusala Alibayli and Famil Mahmudbeyli
- 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
- 7 May 2014
- Russia Bans Swearing, Kosovo to Hold Snap Election
Plus, Azerbaijan takes over chair of human rights body amid rising criticism and EU leaders sign on to Polish premier Tusk’s ‘energy union.’
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Lily Sieradzki
- 29 April 2014
- Ukrainian Relief as Slovakia Agrees Gas Deal, Azerbaijan Holds Rights Activist
Plus, Tajikistan ups the pressure on Islamist opposition, and a Polish ex-dissident forces Wroclaw to stop exploiting his gnomes.
- By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Marketa Horazna, and Ky Krauthamer
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