People

Anatoly Ivanovich Ustyuzhaninov, aka Lenin
5 November 2004
Life After Lenin Premium
Life after communism is tough for a man who embodied Lenin for 30 years. And also for Lenin’s hometown.
By Michael Chandler and Sergei Borisov
 
5 November 2004
A Growing Problem Premium
With only a few years before possible entry into the EU, rural Romania is showing little sign of becoming more like the rest of Europe.
By Andrew Cartwright
 
3 November 2004
His Own First and Last Line of Defense
The Hague tribunal decides to allow Milosevic to defend himself.
By Aleksandar Mitic
 
Adrian Mutu
29 October 2004
Not So Mutu Premium
A drug scandal involving Romania’s top footballer shines a spotlight on the bad boys (and bosses) of Romanian sport.
By Razvan Amariei
 
22 October 2004
In the Face of Iraq Deaths Premium
The brutal killing in Iraq of two Macedonian hostages shocks the country, but the government is determined to stay its course in Iraq.
By Biljana Stavrova and Robert Alagjozovski
 
Asar, when there was something to celebrate
18 October 2004
Fathers and Daughters Premium
Election results in Kazakhstan raise the possibility of infighting in Nazarbaev's family. From Eurasianet.org.
By Ibragim Alibekov
 
President Askar Akaev
15 October 2004
A Presidential Precedent? Premium
He says he will stand down in 2005, but a recent Constitutional Court ruling is again raising doubts about the plans of Kyrgyzstan’s President Askar Akaev.
By Tynchtykbek Tchoroev and Bruce Pannier
 
14 October 2004
An Unwitting Defender of the Free Press Premium
Embattled independent newspapers have turned to elderly women as an informal distribution system.
By Keli Dailey and Alex Kudrytski
 
General Valeri Fralou
13 October 2004
Crying in the Wilderness Premium
General Fralou may not lead the Belarusian opposition to victory, but his courage has already earned him respect.
By Vitali Silitski
 
1 October 2004
'No Greater Macedonian Than I' Premium
The comparatively good social standing of Macedonian Roma has deep historical and newer political roots.
By Eben Friedman
 

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