Around the Bloc

22 August 2012
Merkel Heads to Moldova, Basescu Heads Back to Presidential Palace

Plus, France may pull a U-turn on the issue of Romani migrants and Ecuador gets embroiled in another asylum scandal.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Ernad Halilovic
 
21 August 2012
Belarusian Foreign Minister Sacked, Bulgarians Rue Ukrainian Language Ruling

Plus, Poland’s woeful level of scientific knowledge and the continuing Central Asian adventures of Russia’s biggest telecoms company.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Ernad Halilovic
 
20 August 2012
Deadly Violence in the North Caucasus, Glum Graduates in Hungary

Plus, Poland looks for investors for its loss-leaders and an Azerbaijani politician faces a probe in a former president's death.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Ernad Halilovic
 
17 August 2012
A Guilty Verdict for Pussy Riot, More Separatist Rhetoric in Bosnia Premium
Plus, Kyrgyzstan extends leases on Russian military bases, and Montenegro is gripped by the tale of a young Robin Hood.
By S. Adam Cardais and Ernad Halilovic
 
16 August 2012
Russian Patriarch in Historic Visit to Poland, Inflation-Hit Bulgaria Freezes Food Prices

Plus, South Ossetia will demolish villages formerly inhabited by Georgians and Russian Cossacks head for a fall rendezvous in Paris.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Ernad Halilovic
 
15 August 2012
Putin Death Plot Suspect Faces Extradition, Ponta Says He Can Live With Basescu

Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s methadone program comes under fire and the EU accuses Czechs and Latvians of anti-competitive telecoms plans.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Ernad Halilovic
 
14 August 2012
More Tribulations for Roma in France, Macedonia’s Lustration Law Goes on Trial

Plus, Russian dissidents seek asylum in Ukraine and Polish Catholics don’t want heavy metal in their energy drinks.

By Ky Krauthamer, Josh Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu and Ernad Halilovic
 

13 August 2012
Czech President Not Proud of Pride, Brussels Steps Into Sweden-Belarus Row
Plus, a Tajik warlord lays down his arms and Croatia’s economy gets it from all sides.
By Barbara Frye, Josh Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
 
10 August 2012
A Possible Murder Charge for Tymoshenko, a Romanian Cabinet Post for a Holocaust Denier Premium
Plus, a Russian opposition leader is detained, again, and eight are killed in a Dagestan firefight.
By S. Adam Cardais and Ernad Halilovic
 
9 August 2012
Medvedev the Wartime Vacillator, and Underground Muslims

Plus, drought hits Romania’s farmers and gun ownership, legal and illegal, remains high in the Balkans.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Ernad Halilovic
 

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