On April 5, Kyiv Post cited an investigation by the Schemes program of RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service in an article on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko being forced to announce that the Ukrainian government wold sign an agreement in May to accept two patrol vessels from the U.S. as military aid, after three years of delays, possibly because accepting the ships could take business away from a Kyiv-based shipyard co-owned by Poroshenko.
UNIAN cited RFE/RL Ukrainian Service reporting that, despite mutual expulsion by Ukraine and Russia of diplomats in connection with the poisoning of a former Russian intelligence agent and his daughter in England, 37 Ukrainian diplomats continue to work in Russia.
Ukrinform cited RFE/RL Ukrainian Service reporting on claims by prominent Russian lawyer Mark Feygin that detained Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko may be able to return to Ukraine this summer as part of a prisoner exchange with Russia.
Romania-Insider cited RFE/RL reporting about the scenario of a fictional, graphic story about future warfare published online by the U.S. military's Army Cyber Institute (ACI) that starts with a union between Moldova and NATO member Romania in the year 2027.
Eurasia Review re-posted RFE/RL reporting on U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with his counterparts from Estonia (Kersti Kaljulaid), Latvia (Raimonds Vejonis), and Lithuania (Dalia Grybauskaite).
Balkan Insight cited RFE/RL Balkan Service reporting on threats that Romania and Cyprus would not participate in an event where “Kosovo is treated as a state and where this country is promised the future of European integration”.
RealClearPolitics cited RFE/RL reporting on the visit of the presidents of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to the White House to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump; the four presidents then held a joint news conference.
Eurasianet cited RFE/RL Tajik Service reporting in an article on the rising tensions between Russia and Tajikistan concerning whose airlines should be allowed to operate flights between the two countries.
On April 2, Ozy interviewed RFE/RL Belarus Service journalist Yuri Drakakhrust for an article on Belarus' efforts to establish a separate national identity from Russia.
Ukrinform cited RFE/RL Ukrainian Service reporting on a hunger strike by jailed Crimean farmer Volodymyr Balukh, which has entered its third week. Balukh was imprisned for hanging a Ukrainian flag in front of his home on the Russia -occupied peninsula.
bne Intellinews cited an RFE/RL Balkan Service interview with the head of Macedonia's main opposition political party, VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, in an article on plans by the party to file a no-confidence motion against the Social Democrat-led government whenit ends its boycott of parliamentary activity.