Society

18 January 2013
Battling the Balkan Birth Dearth Premium

From ‘love cruises’ to pregnancy payouts to tougher employment laws, the region’s countries wage an existential battle to boost fertility.

By Uffe Andersen
 
18 January 2013
Moscow Seeks New Iran Nuclear Talks, Putin Death Plot Suspect Claims Torture Premium

Plus, Macedonia's opposition ups the ante, and Kazakhstan's WTO bid is looking up

By S. Adam Cardais and Nino Tsintsadze
 
17 January 2013
Reputed Russian Mob Boss Shot Dead, Eurasia is ‘Worst of the Worst’ for Freedoms Premium

Plus, a rights watchdog calls on the Baltics to solve their stateless children problem and Belarus finally moves toward alternative military service. 

By Ioana Caloianu, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, Nino Tsintsadze, and Nirvana Bhatia.
 
Vladimir Makei
16 January 2013
Russian Army Chief Medic Fired, Belarus May Attend EU Partners Meeting Premium

Plus, more violence racks Dagestan and higher benefits lure Balkan asylum seekers to Germany.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ky Krauthamer, Anna Novosad, and Richard Parrish
 
14 January 2013
Muscovites March Against Adoption Ban, Dacic ‘Faces Facts’ on Kosovo Premium

Plus, Czechs cast the first vote in their history for a president and Turkmenistan prepares to off-load some assets.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze
 

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