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    Hungarian Protests Swell, Fugitive Russian Official Held in Rome
    Nov01

    Hungarian Protests Swell, Fugitive Russian Official Held in Rome

    Plus, a dramatic new museum of Jewish life opens in Warsaw; teacher shortage grows worse in Kyrgyzstan. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kremlin Media Arm Set to Go Global, Bosnian Serbs Imprisoned for ’92 Massacre
    Nov01

    Kremlin Media Arm Set to Go Global, Bosnian Serbs Imprisoned for ’92 Massacre

    Plus, Rosneft denies pitching a laundry list of sanctions remedies, and a new report traces Uzbekistan’s cotton profits. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Promises, Promises
    Nov01

    Promises, Promises

    A majority in Ukraine’s new parliament has signed on to reforms, but activists are holding their breath. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Relief at Ukraine Gas Deal, Kosovo President Cancels Belgrade trip
    Nov01

    Relief at Ukraine Gas Deal, Kosovo President Cancels Belgrade trip

    Plus, Romania’s Ponta tipped to win presidential vote; Moscow police round up thousands of Central Asian migrants. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine’s Pro-European Parties in Coalition Talks, Poland Shifts Troops to East
    Nov01

    Ukraine’s Pro-European Parties in Coalition Talks, Poland Shifts Troops to East

    Plus, slumping oil prices force Kazakhstan to trim its budget; Baltics welcome floating energy platform. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    George Soros on Ukraine: Europe Is Sleeping Through Its Decisive Fight
    Nov01

    George Soros on Ukraine: Europe Is Sleeping Through Its Decisive Fight

    Billionaire investment magnate and pro-democracy philanthropist George Soros has sounded what he says is a wake-up call to Europe (and to the United States) over a failure to see that it is “facing a challenge from Russia to its very existence.” You can read here his full 3,200-word essay for the New York Review of Books, or take in his main...

    A Night in War-Shattered Lugansk: Russian Soldiers Share Vodka with Western Journalists
    Nov01

    A Night in War-Shattered Lugansk: Russian Soldiers Share Vodka with Western Journalists

    ‘You Didn’t See Us Here,’ Officer Admonishes, as Moscow Keeps Military Options in Ukraine As Ukrainians elect a parliament this weekend, new evidence pops up of Russia’s military role in their country: Western journalists this week found destroyed Russian tanks in Donetsk—and very live (if somewhat drunk) Russian soldiers happy...

    Ukraine Gas Deal May Show That the West’s Sanctions on Russia Are Working
    Nov01

    Ukraine Gas Deal May Show That the West’s Sanctions on Russia Are Working

    The gas supply deal signed in Brussels yesterday among Russia, Ukraine and the European Union “is perhaps the clearest indication yet that sanctions imposed on Russia are working in terms of changing Russia’s behavior,” writes Timothy Ash, an economist who directs emerging markets strategy at Standard Bank in London. …read more...

    Russian-Backed ‘People’s Republics’ in Ukraine Prepare Elections for Sunday
    Nov01

    Russian-Backed ‘People’s Republics’ in Ukraine Prepare Elections for Sunday

    Donetsk, Lugansk Vote for ‘Parliaments’ Violates Truce and Raises Risks, Say Analysts The Russian-backed, miniature, “people’s republics” declared in southeastern Ukraine are preparing to elect parliaments and heads of state on Sunday, a step backed by Moscow to consolidate their self-declared statehood. Those elections promise to...

    Today’s Corruption Video: Which Ukrainian Officials Own These Palaces?
    Nov01

    Today’s Corruption Video: Which Ukrainian Officials Own These Palaces?

    The former director and deputy director of Ukraine’s state-owned gas company, Naftogaz, will have been waiting today to hear if they are elected to Ukraine’s parliament, not least because winning seats would offer them immunity from prosecution. Prosecution for what? …read more Source: Atlantic...

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