Bosnia & Herzegovina
21 November 2014
Post-Cease-Fire Death Count Nears 1,000 in Ukraine, Armenians Mull Russia’s Possible Role in Chopper Shoot-Down
Plus, Kyrgyzstan tightens the screws on bride-kidnappers and Baku blocks a journalist from going to Washington.
By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Will Sandeman
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
19 November 2014
Ukraine Foils ‘Terror’ Attack on Dutch Diplomats, Romanian Foreign Minister Sacked
Plus, UN experts alarmed at impending release of Serb convicted of genocide and Poland’s conservatives score a surprising wins in local elections.
By Barbara Frye, Ky Krauthamer, Jack Nicholson, and Will Sandeman
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
17 November 2014
‘Nothing is True and Everything is Possible’
A new book presents a Russia with no rules and no certainty in tomorrow. From openDemocracy.
By Natalia Antonova
17 November 2014
Iohannis Romps in Romania; Those Armed Armenians Are No ‘Flashmob’
Plus, Ukraine’s president orders an end to state funding for rebel areas, and it’s back to the future for Kazakhstan’s leader.
By Timothy Spence
14 November 2014
Hungary PM Dismisses U.S. Memo on Corruption, Russia’s Arctic Waters a Nuclear Time Bomb
Plus, Lithuania wraps up its probe into the 1991 crackdown and Moldova attacks corruption in preschools.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
13 November 2014
Fears of ‘Full-Scale’ Fighting in Ukraine, Azerbaijan Downs Armenian Helicopter
Plus, Russia goes to court to shutter a human rights group and Bosnian farmers try to keep out cheaper EU milk.
By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
11 November 2014
More Russian Arms Said Headed for Donetsk, Lithuanians Accused of Spying for Belarus
Plus, CNN will stop broadcasting in Russia and the Kosovo bogeyman spoils the Albanian leader’s historic visit to Serbia.
By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
7 November 2014
Latvian Foreign Minister Comes Out, Putin Says Politics Behind Oil Price Drop
Plus, Belarus expels a rights activist over traffic violations and a right-wing Polish politician says his case proves the ubiquity of police brutality.
By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge and Will Sandeman
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