3 May 2004
Crvenkovski Victory Confirmed Premium
The current Macedonian prime minister wins the day in the second round, but opposition groups are crying foul.
By Biljana Stavrova
3 May 2004
Mobster Legija Behind Bars Premium
The alleged mastermind of Zoran Djindjic’s assassination surrenders to police.
By Sasha Grubanovic
Armenia's President Robert Kocharian
30 April 2004
Playing for Power Premium
Until the anti-Kocharian forces become more than an opposition in name only, it seems Armenia will continue to be run by and for an arrogant elite.
By Anna Hakobyan
Guenter Verheugen, the EU's commissioner for enlargement
28 April 2004
A Decided Lack of Enthusiasm Premium
On the eve of the “big bang,” the political instability of the EU’s new member states is adding a chill to the coolness about enlargement in Brussels.
By Karel Bartak
Kozloduy nuclear plant
28 April 2004
The Battle of Kozloduy Continues Premium
Opposition to the closure of two nuclear reactors scheduled for 2006 may threaten Bulgaria’s 2007 EU accession date.
By Matthew Brunwasser
26 April 2004
Oil and Politics Don't Mix Premium
Poland's richest man strengthens his influence in oil company PKN Orlen as the parliament begins to look into the ouster of Orlen's last president.
By Jakub Jedras
26 April 2004
Soros Shut Down Premium
Uzbek authorities have refused to grant the Open Society Institute permission to continue operating but are still stinging from the slap delivered by a major international investment bank earlier this month.
By Erkin Nazarov
26 April 2004
A Third Shot? Premium
Prosecutors in the trial of the alleged assassins of Serbia's former prime minister find themselves on the defensive after witnesses claim to have heard additional gunfire.
By Sasha Grubanovic
Ivo Sanader
26 April 2004
EU or Bust Premium
Now that the EU has deemed it ready to become a candidate country, Croatia has officially become the Balkan role model for European integration.
By Barbara Peranic
Leonid Kuchma. Illustration by Nenad Vitas/TOL
26 April 2004
Massacre in Mukacheve Premium
A hotly disputed election in a provincial town drags Ukraine's tattered democratic credentials through the mud yet again.



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