Around the Bloc

29 July 2013
Georgia Offers Amnesty to Collect Illegal Surveillance Tapes, Baku Hits Back at RFE

Plus, Tajikistan gets funds to adapt to climate change and feminists clash with Kyiv police during Orthodox religious holiday.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 
26 July 2013
U.S. Charges Russians in Hacking Conspiracy, A Blow to Khodorkovsky?

Plus, opponents attack a Montenegrin pride parade and a European Capital of Culture builds a wall against the Roma.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
25 July 2013
Putin Cracks Down on Corruption – in Soccer, Hungary Cuts Interest to New Low

Also, Turkmenistan’s leader gives officials the rest of the month off and a clash on the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan border takes a life.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 
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24 July 2013
Bulgarian Protests Escalate, London Police Break Up Roma Camp

Plus, Gazprom's chief awaits a shiny new toy and Belarus tops the list of spam producers.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 
23 July 2013
Liberal Polish Priest Sacked, Tymoshenko Rival Faces U.S. Lawsuit

Plus, the Hague tribunal denies barring family visits to Serb nationalist leader Seselj, and activists denounce a new Moldovan ‘child protection’ law.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 
22 July 2013
Russia Wants Georgian Lab Shut, Polish Plotter to be Tried as Terrorist
Plus, Belgrade distances itself from a protest in northern Kosovo and another former Slovenian official is convicted of corruption.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 
19 July 2013
Thousands Protest Navalny Verdict, Bulgaria Power Companies Go Broke

Plus, Serbian suspects are acquitted in a five-year anti-Muslim trial, and Armenia vows to rein in wayward local officials.

By S. Adam Cardais, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 

18 July 2013
Navalny Heads to Prison, Czech Bribery Probe Ends
Plus, Ukrainians march on the capital to protest police abuse and Macedonia's Albanians build a memorial to their war dead.
By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 
17 July 2013
Pussy Riot Releases New Song, Polish Government to Challenge Slaughter Ban

Plus, Abkhazia condemns Georgia over ship seizures and Lithuanian TV relegates a gay pride ad to late night.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 
16 July 2013
New Trial for Sarajevo Embassy Shooter, New Deal for Slovenian Banks

Plus, Poland and Ukraine mark painful wartime anniversaries and an update on the slow-moving probe into a Russian activist’s murder.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 

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