Conflict & Diplomacy
Detoxing Russia

Long after Boris Nemtsov’s killers are caught and Putin is gone, we’ll still be dealing with the legacy of the current media climate.

By Barbara Frye
2 March 2015
Around the Bloc
Marchers Mourn Nemtsov, U.S. Prepares to Deport Suspected Bosnian War Criminals

Plus, the UN says Ukraine the death toll surpasses 6,000, and the Estonian prime minister hunts for coalition partners after an electoral win.

By Timothy Spence
2 March 2015
Around the Bloc
Ukraine Expels Russian Journalists, EU Urges Balkan Clampdown on Asylum Seekers
Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s leader blasts Belarus for sheltering ‘villainous’ Bakiev brothers, and the Caspian Sea states pledge to save the endangered sturgeon.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
27 February 2015
Society
What Remains After Maidan?

Five writers from Ukraine discuss the legacy of the movement that was supposed to change their country. First in a series.

By Yevgenia Belorusets
27 February 2015
Around the Bloc
Russian Paratroopers Train Near Baltic Borders, Central Asians Nabbed in U.S. Terror Plot

Plus, Mongolia frees foreign businessmen in a tax-dodge case and Macedonia’s students kill a new measure on university exams.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
26 February 2015
Around the Bloc
Corruption Probe Hits Top Ukrainian Official, Kazakhstani Dissident in Suspected Prison Suicide

Plus, Lithuania weighs reviving military draft, and Czech scientists claim a breakthrough find about human emotional response.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
25 February 2015
Around the Bloc
Hungary-Russia Nuke Deal Under Scrutiny, Bosnia Heads Toward EU

Plus, jailed activists in Azerbaijan face more charges and time behind bars, and Russia’s crisis hammers the region’s economies.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
24 February 2015
Society
Latvia Torn Between Money and Fear of Russia
The Ukraine crisis and Russia’s politics have fed a huge demand for Latvia’s residency-for-investment program. From EurasiaNet.org. By Inga Springe and Sanita Jemberga
23 February 2015

COLUMNS

Middle Europa
Russian Demons in Central Europe

Many of the region's citizens have an aversion to anything Russian. That is to their detriment.

By MARTIN EHL
24 February 2015
The New EU
The President, Lies, and a Video

In defending Russia, the Czech head of state adopts the Kremlin’s approach to the facts. 

By KATERINA SAFARIKOVA
18 February 2015
Middle Europa
A Family Affair

While the debate preceding Slovakia’s referendum on same-sex marriage was often harsh, the discussion should help the country in the long run.

By MARTIN EHL
10 February 2015
Balkan Eye
Farewell to a Dissident President

Bulgaria’s Zhelyu Zhelev deserved in life the praise now being heaped upon him in death.

By BOYKO VASSILEV
5 February 2015
Middle Europa
Brick by Brick

Moves to dismantle recently established pension systems show a profound lack of vision.

By MARTIN EHL
27 January 2015
Middle Europa
The Polish Thatcher?

The new prime minister has a chance to become a star if her government’s tough decision to overhaul Europe’s largest coal company doesn’t backfire. 

By MARTIN EHL
13 January 2015
Balkan Eye
Contempt of Court

Bulgaria’s judiciary is in dire need of reform, but making changes will be harder than most people expect.

By BOYKO VASSILEV
8 January 2015

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