Eastern Europe & Russia

23 January 2012
The New Face of Transdniester

The territory’s new “president” promises domestic reform and open borders. From Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso.

By Natalia Ghilascu

23 January 2012
Dueling Protests in Budapest, Assassins in Baku Premium
Plus, Minsk threatens to seize an activist’s child, again, and could Tymoshenko unite the opposition from her jail cell?
By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Kelly Klein
20 January 2012
Hunger Strike in Kyrgyzstan, Castration in the Czech Republic

Plus, Prokhorov floats his "economic amnesty" scheme and Hungary walks back central bank changes.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
19 January 2012
Chinese Farmers on the Way to Tajikistan, League of Voters’ Might Meet Putin Premium

Plus, Czech astronomers calm fears of apocalypse and PR agencies allegedly manipulating Kazakh Wikipedia entries.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, Kelly Klein, and Joshua Boissevain
17 January 2012
'We Will Advance, They Will Retreat'

Two leaders of Russia’s protest movement discuss the year to come. From openDemocracy.

By Boris Akunin and Alexei Navalny


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