Around the Bloc

Aleksei Navalny
19 April 2013
The Boston Bombing's 'Chechen Connection,' Navalny's New Trial

Plus, police search a pet project of Dmitry Medvedev and Romania cools on the euro.

By S. Adam Cardais, Barbara Frye, and Vladimir Matan
 
18 April 2013
Russian Social Network Raided, Church Urged Not to Locate Near Srebrenica

Also, the United States and Russia agree on adoption cooperation and Kazakhstan shines in the IT sphere.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
 
Aleksei Navalny
17 April 2013
Navalny’s Trial Delayed, EU Hopefuls Treated to Ashton’s Wisdom

Plus, Romania will name former gulag commandants and pensioners face problems in Poland and Bosnia.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
 
stanishev
16 April 2013
Bugging Scandal Rocks Bulgaria, Cyprus Scrambles to Regain Russians’ Trust

Plus, four-fifths of Croatian voters stay home on Euro-election day and Moscow threatens to close a vital transport link for migrant workers.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
 
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15 April 2013
Romania Ends Notorious Road Contract, Azerbaijan Targets Free Thought

Plus, Lithuanians and Latvians are among the EU’s top degree-holders, and Ashgabat’s urban renewal leaves misery in its wake.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
Vlad Filat
12 April 2013
Dacic’s Half-Successful Moscow Trip, Filat Returns as Moldovan Premier

Plus, Russia pushes natural gas fuel for cars and feminist actors face off against the patriarchal Kyrgyz establishment.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
11 April 2013
Georgia to Probe Saakashvili’s War Role, Sweden Reopens Embassy in Belarus

Plus, Turkish-Armenian travel ties hit another hurdle and Romanian civil servants may be asked to bail out the state yet again.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
 
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10 April 2013
Mourning in Serbia, Competing Inaugurations in Armenia

Plus, Albanians to vote on garbage and Estonia frets over its success.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
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9 April 2013
Russian Journalist Disabled in Attack Dies, Montenegrin President Reelected
Plus, Kyrgyzstan mulls chemical castration for pedophiles and Georgian lawmakers propose a massive review of court verdicts.
By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
8 April 2013
Merkel Chides Putin, Yanukovych Pardons Foes

Plus, Belgrade asks for more talks on Kosovo and Croatian war veterans march against Cyrillic signs.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu and Vladimir Matan
 

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