Eastern Europe & Russia

17 August 2018
Italy Rounds Up Rogues’ Gallery of Suspected Ukraine Fighters

A notorious football hooligan and the son of a nationalist politician are among those being sought in connection with a mercenary recruitment ring.

 
16 August 2018
Russian Extremism Law Comes Under Renewed Scrutiny

“Jokes on the internet are not extremism,” says Russian human rights council chairman.

 
15 August 2018
Latvian Pop Singer’s Refusal to Go to Crimea Irks Russian Elite
Across the Atlantic, the U.S. Congress unveils new sanctions against Russia, while the U.S. president still wouldn’t recognize the Russian annexation of the peninsula.
 
15 August 2018
The Luxury of Oligarchy in the Swamp of Poverty
A video report explores the plague of oligarchy in Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. From Ziarul de Garda.
 
14 August 2018
Kremlin’s Economic Salvation Plan Takes Shape

More taxes, pension cuts, and a smaller role for private businesses are in store.

 

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