Society

21 February 2013
Protesters Call Armenian Vote Rigged, U.S. Eyes Deep Cuts to Caucasus, Central Asia Premium

Plus, unrest has Sofia mulling revocation of a major utility’s license, and Chechnya’s strongman shows his soft and cuddly side.

By Erik N. Nelson, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
21 February 2013
Portrait of the Artist as an Endangered Species Premium

A few scattershot efforts to revive Tajikistan’s moribund arts scene are no match for the poverty and isolation that plague it.

By Farrukh Ahrorov
 
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20 February 2013
Protests Topple Bulgarian Government, Russian Oligarch Donates Billions to Charity Premium

Plus, Belarus sentences a border guard over the teddy bear incident, and Uzbeks are marooned at the border with Kazakhstan.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
20 February 2013
Tropical Fish, Beer, Pornography, and Havel Premium

Why politicians’ pleas to return to traditional Czech values are baffling.

By Katerina Safarikova
 

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