Georgia

17 December 2014
Ukraine Peace Talks May Resume; Kosovo Serbs Demand Review of Property Deals

Plus, archeologists fume as Russian gold miner resumes work at ancient site in Georgia, and Armenia will launch a probation service in hopes of trimming prison population.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
 
8 December 2014
Merkel Condemns Kremlin’s Actions, Rights Groups Decry Jailing of Azerbaijani Journalist

Plus, a cross honoring Serbs in Sarajevo is toppled, and a Czech telecom firm pulls an ad that poked at Poles.

By Timothy Spence
 
20 November 2014
Kosovo Parties Break Deadlock, Russian Scholar Sues Estonia for Entry Ban

Plus, Kazakhstani ex-premier held in graft probe and universities flee rebel-held areas of Ukraine.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Klein Aleardi, and Anders Ryehauge
 
18 November 2014
Russia-West Rhetoric Ratchets Up, Georgian Convicted of Mid-2000s Mutiny

Plus, the golden arches will rise in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan’s leader says his country must be a partner for Russia. 

By Piers Lawson, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
12 November 2014
Georgia Back on ‘European’ Track, Rightists Rampage in Warsaw

Plus, IMF warns Romania against over-spending as Ponta promises economic bliss; Karadzic’s daughter elected to Bosnian entity parliament.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
10 November 2014
Fighting Flares in Ukraine, Romanians Rally over Voting Problems

Plus, the Azerbaijani opposition holds a new anti-Aliev demonstration, and Poland’s Sikorski survives a no-confidence vote.

By Timothy Spence
 
5 November 2014
Ukrainian Cease-fire Under Threat, Resignations Rock Georgian Government

Plus, a Bosnian court strikes down the ‘two schools under one roof’ policy, and Washington ups the ante in its high-stakes influence game with Budapest.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson and Will Sandeman
 
24 October 2014
Ukraine Girds for Election Interference, U.S. Businessmen Claim Shakedown in Albania

Plus, expat Russian journalists aim to beam news back home, and Georgia jails ex-officials for prison torture.

By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
21 October 2014
In Georgia's Schools, a Little Privatization on the Side

The widespread use of private tutors feeds inequality and possibly corruption. Third in an occasional series.

By Cristina Maza
 
15 October 2014
Serbia-Albania Soccer Game Ends in Chaos, Russia and Abkhazia Mull Closer Ties

Plus, Washington offers to mediate row between Croatia and Hungary’s biggest energy company, and refugees at a notorious camp in Montenegro scuffle over access to housing and aid.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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