- 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
- 3 October 2014
- Georgia’s Stalled ‘Mental Revolution’
The country’s criminal justice reforms have relied too much on coercion and not enough on trust and legitimacy. From openDemocracy.
- By Gavin Slade and Alexander Kupatadze
- 24 September 2014
- Moscow Tightens Media Noose, Skopje Dump Expose Elicits Legal Threats
Plus, Russia will bolster its navy over ‘NATO expansion’ and Georgia denies offering to host a camp for Syrian rebels.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
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