FEATURES & COLUMNS
CONFLICT & DIPLOMACY
The Donbas Apple of Discord
Experts weigh in on the implications of the ‘nationalization’ of Ukrainian companies in the rebel-eastern part of the country. From Hromadske.
By Yuri Petrushevski
AROUND THE BLOC
Russia to Step Up Arctic Development
While Putin talks energy projects and security in the far north, Deputy PM Rogozin promises to protect its fragile environment.
Corruption Is Normal, Russian Students Told
A dozen people from Alexei Navalny’s opposition group remain in jail after massive anti-government protests.
Turkmenistan Desperate to Solve Economic Quandary
President tries out ideas like begging for Qatari aid and dispensing with cash.
Second Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Faces Graft Probe
Country’s president is trying to stifle his opponents and the media, critics charge.
Serbia’s Vucic Cancels Kosovo Visit
Premier planned to make a campaign stop in a Serbian-inhabited town, amid uncertainties whether Kosovo Serbs will be able to vote in Sunday’s election.
Gotovina Film Reopens Old Yugoslav Wounds
Serbs denounce use of Bosnian military equipment in Croat-made film about the controversial general.
Soros-Funded CEU Faces Closure
A Hungarian draft law would impose stringent conditions on the private graduate school.
FROM THE TOL ARCHIVE – EDITORS’ PICK
Black Comedy Uncovers Dark Place in Romanian History
Radu Jude’s movie didn’t just arouse debate, it also did good box office.
By Lorelei Mihala
For Tajik Film, Nowhere to Go but Up
Modest investments into Tajikistan’s devastated film industry are starting to reap dividends both domestically and abroad.
By Jamila Sujud
Ukraine’s Sleeping Beauty
Kharkiv seemed to go to sleep in the 1970s and has yet to awaken. When it finally does, what will it become?
By Viktoria Grivina
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