Migrants Flood Budapest Station as EU Meets Orban Over Crisis
Hungary’s prime minister says migrant crisis is a ‘German problem’
3 September 2015
Around the Bloc
Russia, Belarus and Serbia Stage Anti-Protestor "Slavic Brotherhood" Drills
The countries’ airborne forces will work on preventing anti-government 'Maidan'-style riots
3 September 2015
Around the Bloc
Ukrainian Trader Pleads Not Guilty in $100m Hacking and Trading Scheme
Plus, a Moscow clinic gives 16th-century advice to expectant moms
3 September 2015
Around the Bloc
EU Extends Sanctions on Russia
Uptick in Ukraine violence strengthens union resolve to keep up pressure on Moscow.
2 September 2015
Around the Bloc
Beijing Parade Draws Putin, but Few Other World Leaders
Serbia’s president tries to drum up more Chinese investment.
2 September 2015
Around the Bloc
Ukraine Coalition Weakened as Rightists Quit

Death toll rises to three after far-right groups assault parliament.

2 September 2015
Society
Kyiv Ex-Security Chief Held Over 2014 Maidan Killings

As Ukraine comes to terms with the deadly clash in Kyiv, prosecutors are slowly closing in on the officials behind the repressions in 2014. From the Kharkhiv Human Rights Protection Group.

By Halya Coynash
1 September 2015
Around the Bloc
Ismayilova, Fierce Critic of Aliev Regime, Jailed
Plus, Tajikistan bans Islamist party and a blacklisted Russian singer is given permission for EU entry on medical grounds.
1 September 2015

COLUMNS

Middle Europa
State Business

The economic development of post-communist states is being hijacked by short-term political interests.

By MARTIN EHL
25 August 2015
The New EU
Conflicts of Interest: Press vs. Public

For the oligarchs who control the Czech print media, the purpose of owning a newspaper is to acquire a ‘nuclear shield’ against critics.

By KATERINA SAFARIKOVA
19 August 2015
Balkan Eye
Bulgaria’s Edgy Relationship With the Vox Populi
The people want their voices heard, but referendums are not deeply rooted in the political culture of Central and Eastern Europe.By BOYKO VASSILEV
12 August 2015
Middle Europa
An Independent Leader Put to the Test

With a tough parliamentary election campaign ahead, will the Slovak president’s exceptional politics prove successful?

By MARTIN EHL
11 August 2015
Middle Europa
Fear of the Unknown

Central Europeans have much more experience being emigrants than welcoming immigrants.

By MARTIN EHL
28 July 2015
Middle Europa
It's the Women's Turn, Kind Of

Female politicians are playing an ever-greater role in Poland – but on whose behalf?

By MARTIN EHL
15 July 2015
BALKAN EYE
Powers and Plots

A steady supply of conspiracy theories helps Eastern Europeans (and many others) to cope – by not coping.

By BOYKO VASSILEV
2 July 2015

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