Eastern Europe & Russia

12 January 2012
Monkey Business in Slovakia, Romania’s Stray Dogs Escape Death Row Premium

Plus, forced marriage of Balkan immigrants troubling Germany and Central Asia’s protesters-for-hire.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, Varvara Lokteva, and Joshua Boissevain
11 January 2012
Russian Inflation Hits Modern Low, Bulgaria Warned NATO of Milosevic’s Designs on Kosovo

Plus, Slovenian media gang up in paywall scheme and a favorite Azeri novel will get the Hollywood treatment.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Varvara.Lokteva, and Kelly Klein
10 January 2012
Belarus Blacklists Websites, Romania Looks to Privatize Health Care

Plus, a Kazakh journalist leaves jail, vowing to keep fighting, and Czech churches could finally recover property confiscated by communists.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Varvara Lokteva
9 January 2012
Baku Fumes Over Bryza, Russian Church Steps Into the Fray

Plus, Bulgaria’s spy-diplomats win the latest round against the government and Tymoshenko’s husband gets asylum in the Czech Republic.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Varvara.Lokteva, and Kelly Klein
9 January 2012
The New Old World of Wine

Russia’s wineries are on the rebound as the rising middle class rediscovers a taste for a long-neglected local product.

By Nikolay Protsenko


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