19 April 2004
Three Serious Contenders for Presidency Premium
No matter who wins the June presidential election in Serbia, one thing is certain: The winner will fill an institutional vacuum.
By Sasha Grubanovic
19 April 2004
Crackdown on Gagauz Oppositionists Premium
Two strong backers of Gagauz autonomy fall foul of local Communist-dominated authorities and accuse Chisinau of pulling the strings.
By Angela Sirbu
19 April 2004
Populist Leader Gains as Leftists Crumble Premium
With Europarliament elections two months off, the Self-Defense Party is well positioned to blow away the shell-shocked Social Democrats.
By Wojciech Kosc
Ivan Gasparovic
19 April 2004
A Compromised Darkhorse Beats Meciar Premium
In an election that again turned in a referendum on one man--Vladimir Meciar--the candidate seen as a 'lesser evil' wins big.
By Barbora Tancerova
17 April 2004
From the Velvet to the Rose Revolution
In this introduction to TOL's 2003 Annual Survey, we take a fresh look at the year's key political, economic, and societal events and trends in the transition states from Central Europe to Central Asia.
By Andrew Gardner
16 April 2004
The Transdniestrian Conflict and Geopolitical Modeling Premium
The Moldavian daily Vremea interviewed Stanislav Belkovski, a board member of the Council for National Strategies of the Russian Federation and the chief curator of the council's Transdniestrian branch.
15 April 2004
About Us, With Us Premium
In a provincial Czech city, a small cultural revolution in majority-minority relations is under way, but constant vigilance is needed to keep it alive.
By Amaro Gendalos
President Kocharian
13 April 2004
Authorities Hit Back as Opposition Campaign Mounts Premium
Police and troops disrupt the biggest-yet rally calling for the resignation of President Kocharian, and opposition forces gather strength.
By Anna Hakobyan



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