Around the Bloc

21 March 2014
The Baltics Get A U.S. Guarantee, Poland Speeds up Missile Defense

Plus, Armenia aims to compile a list of 1915-1916 victims and Mongolian websites get a moral scrubbing.

By Barbara Frye, Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
 
20 March 2014
Ukrainian Military Withdraws From Crimea, Svoboda Members Rough Up TV Boss

Plus, Romania pushes for a Moldova EU membership date and Georgia’s former prime minister tells off the man he groomed for the presidency.

By S. Adam Cardais, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
 
19 March 2014
Crimean Tatars May be Evicted, Kyrgyzstan’s Government Crumbles

Plus, more reports of Chechen warlord Doku Umarov’s death and Azerbaijan sends two opposition leaders to prison for inciting unrest.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Sarah Fluck, and Lily Sieradzki
 
18 March 2014
EU’s East Eyes Cost of Russian Sanctions, German State Strengthens Polish Border

Plus, Bulgaria takes on foreign energy companies in a row over subsidies and Ukraine may join a new NATO-led brigade.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 
17 March 2014
EU Opts for Limited Russia Sanctions, Henchman Turned Reformer Takes Helm in Serbia

Plus, Kosovo probes nearly 200 for corruption and Lithuania detains an ex-Russian solider for suspected involvement in a bloody 1991 crackdown. 

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Annabel Lau, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
 
14 March 2014
Ukrainian Oligarch With Russia Ties Arrested, Russia-EU Chill Could Benefit Baku

Plus, the Russian co-owner of Montenegro’s huge aluminum plant sues the government and Brussels shifts gears on Bosnia.

By S. Adam Cardais, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
 
13 March 2014
Former Croatian PM Guilty of Corruption, Trafficking Up in Tajikistan

Plus, accusations that some highway funds have gone missing in Macedonia and Romania will try to bar entry for Jobbik’s leader.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Marketa Horazna, Annabel Lau, and Karlo Marinovic
 
12 March 2014
Crimean Backlash as EU Suspends Gazprom Talks, Latvia Warns SS Veterans Against March

Plus, Kosovo public workers get an election-year pay raise and more signs appear of Taliban incursions into Turkmenistan.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Ky Krauthamer, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
 
11 March 2014
Hitches Hit Giant Kashagan Oil Project, Serbian Doctors Strike Over Wage Cuts

Plus, uncertainty mounts over the OSCE’s role in Crimea’s independence vote, and Slovakia’s conservatives try to head off populist Fico’s presidential run.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 
10 March 2014
Troops Seen Laying Landmines North of Crimea, Protesters Stay on Bosnia’s Streets Premium

Plus, Moscow presses for a probe into the snipers who fired into Kyiv crowds and Bulgaria makes a DNA identification of one of the Burgas attackers.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Annabel Lau, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
 

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Join us to learn more about the connections between investigative reporting and Solutions Journalism and discover the impact that bringing the “whole” story has on communities. Kathryn’s keynote speech will be followed by a panel discussion on bringing the solutions perspective into reporting practices with Nikita Poljakov, deputy editor in chief of the business daily Hospodářské noviny. Nikita is also head of the project “Nejsi sám” (You are not alone), which uses the solutions approach to tackle the issue of male suicide. The main program will be followed by an informal wine reception. 

 

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