Eastern Europe & Russia

4 November 2011
Tajik Falak and Tuvan Rock Premium

TOL podcast: Rock, folk, and world music artist Lu Edmonds on the music of Central Asia and his work to preserve and promote it.

By Andy Markowitz
4 November 2011
Tbilisi Warns Moscow Over ‘Inalienable Parts of Georgia,’ Skopje Warns Malingerers Premium

Plus, Czech president "battles" the EU, and a Belarusian activist faces trial.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
3 November 2011
Chernobyl's 'Liquidators' Rise Up, Screws Tighten on Some Faiths in Russia Premium
Plus, Latvia's banking whistleblower resurfaces, and Serbia tries again to sell its ailing national carrier.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
Marek Belka
2 November 2011
Transdniester Frees Accused Spy, Iranian Gas Chief Says Nabucco Pipeline ‘Dead’ Premium

Plus, Armenia opposition wary of Putin’s Eurasian Union plan and Poland’s top banker waxes enthusiastic about the euro, despite everything.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
1 November 2011
The Kremlin’s Economic Gamble: A Loaded Gun to Russia’s Head

The departure of the finance minister wasn’t over personality or politics, but over Moscow’s high-risk strategy. From openDemocracy

By Dmitri Travin


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