Commercial, military, and scientific cooperation with Tashkent are all set for a boost.
IT company says three companies were compromised in attack similar to takedown of Ukraine’s power grid in 2015.
With no income from the devastated orchards, some farmers are turning to smuggling to make ends meet.
The spotlight cast by the brutal murder of a journalist reveals a troubled media landscape with the least freedom in the EU.By Katherine Schulte
With gold attractively priced, Eastern European countries have been stocking up on the metal this year.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will resign in order to hold new elections that could cement his party’s rapid rise to power.
The Turkish government's cocktail of efforts to reduce alcohol consumption have contributed to a rebellious citizens' menu of homemade drinks.By Emel Atay
The hundreds of hackers gathering in Prague this week will see firsthand how the city’s crypto-anarchists are building a new social order, and how their movement is growing.By Wasse Jonkhans
Online campaigns calling for a boycott of the referendum and fake news sites have compounded the country’s media literacy problem. From The German Marshall Fund of the United States.By Asya Metodieva
Emigration to escape poverty is so ingrained now in Moldova that a generation is accustomed to following in the footsteps of their parents. From Ziarul de Garda.By Liliana Botnariuc
The Ukrainian government has promised its citizens a new, independent Orthodox Church that will unite Ukrainian believers. But bringing several denominations together is harder than you think. From openDemocracy.By Andrii Fert
As Moldova finishes hosting the anti-LGBT World Congress of Families, many are still wondering about the financing of the event and the affiliation with the president. From Ziarul de Garda.By Aliona Ciurca
Russia is cracking down on minority languages – but a resistance movement is growing.By Guzel Yusupova
While this week’s vote indicates that Hungary’s strongman is drifting further away from the mainstream European People’s Party, any defection – forced or voluntary – would puncture his political influence on the continent.By Political Capital
Polish hopes for a massive inflow of Chinese investors, establishing new factories and creating thousands of jobs, have not yet materialized.By Lukasz Sarek
Despite repeated complaints, Georgia is still preventing Ossetians now based in Russia from visiting the villages where they once lived not so long ago. From JAMnews.By Zhanna Tarkhanova
The vote for Yerevan mayor previews key parliamentary elections to come and tests the new government's vow to make elections fair. From Eurasianet.By Bradley Jardine
Abkhazia's Azkhara Foundation stands accused of providing assistance on an ethnic basis to local residents with big families. From JAMnews.
After decades of wrangling, the five Caspian states appear ready to cooperate. From Eurasianet.By Peter Leonard
A new investigation reveals another side of Chinese infrastructure projects in Central Asia: elite corruption. From openDemocracy.By Satina Aidar
Massive financial assistance from Romania has not only led to the renovation of hundreds of kindergartens in Moldova, dampening a major reason for emigration, but also imported best practices in local financial management.By Madalin Necsutu and Ilie Gulca
Wake up! A postmodern Thoreau urges his fast-growing fan club.By Olga Bubich
Unlikely activist does her own research into the effects of coal-fired power plants and ends up informing the nation.By Uygar Gultekin
The controversy pits the grassroots activists who brought a reformist government to power against foreign investors who promise the economic growth Armenia needs. From Eurasianet.By Bradley Jardine and Grigor Atanesian
Lukashenka’s government is steadily enlarging its sphere of control over domestic media while trying to limit Russian influence.By Veranika Laputska
A Moldovan volunteering initiative gives abandoned children the loving Moldovan grandmothers they never imagined they would have. From Ziarul de Garda, a news and analysis site.By Liliana Botnariuc
Are the people from the former Yugoslavia pleased with Croatia's success in the World Cup? Yes they are. From Global Voices.By Marko Angelov
Slowly but surely, activists across Eastern Europe and Eurasia are learning how games can change the minds and hearts of their fellow citizens.By George Leech
A personal story of domestic violence illustrates the value of housing for the victims, but Moldova still has far to go before the country reaches European standards in tackling the problem.By Victoria Borta
Applications have soared since the 2016 failed coup attempt.By Zeynep Yunculer
Local elections in the Czech Republic and Poland demonstrate that not all is lost.By MARTIN EHL
The smoothest purveyor of Russian propaganda puts on a show at Yale University.By PETER RUTLAND
There are a lot of good ideas floating around, but how to find the politicians to turn them into real-life policies?By MARTIN EHL
The return of Radio Free Europe to Romania and Bulgaria is as clear a sign as any that the media situation hasn’t developed as many hoped.By PETER GROSS
Will Bulgaria follow the Visegrad group or toe the Brussels line?By BOYKO VASSILEV
Some people find it easy to forget just how destructive the financial crisis of 2008-9 was, but not the Latvians.By MARTIN EHL
Coming to terms with so many conflicting anniversaries in 2018 is even harder when national narratives and knowledge of history are lacking.By MARTIN EHL
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