Critics say French president’s vision of a more ‘protected’ Europe means discrimination against low-wage EU countries.
Thousands more migrants and refugees remain stranded in Serbian camps, trapped by higher European entry barriers for non-whites.
Opponents of President Atambaev are given long prison terms, for the third time this month.
Former minister says Putin associate Igor Sechin played the decoy in a politically-motivated sting operation against him.
Much-needed investment is flowing into the Balkans but the pipeline still requires additional financing.
While Russia remains Armenia’s guarantor of security and most important trading partner, resentment over the hugely unequal relationship is growing. From JAMnews.By Naira Hayrumyan
The project to link Russia to Crimea is on schedule, Russian engineers say.
With cave dwellings going back centuries, the picturesque Armenian town has all it takes to be a popular tourist attraction. From JAMnews.
The sprawling, Chinese-led St. Sofia project will include hotels, casinos, office spaces and residential areas.
‘A woman who was kidnapped should tolerate everything, there is no other way out,’ a victim believes, whereas the men responsible rarely face serious punishment. From JAMnews.By Naniko Sisvadze
Displaced by the war in the east of Ukraine, ethnic Roma struggle to find acceptance elsewhere amid enduring racism and prejudice. From Hromadske.By Anastasia Kanareva and Bogdan Kinashchuk
When Bosnia was torn apart, football clubs were ethnically cleansed along with the population. From The Conversation.By Richard Mills
Why do the Belarusian authorities oppose the revision of the Great Patriotic War myth?By Vadzim Bylina
Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe has dramatically deteriorated since five countries in the region joined the EU.By Daniel Penev
Some hail cheaper, easier travel and a symbolic turn to Europe, but for others it’s a complication.By Tatiana Kozak
Behind the Polish strongman’s drive for legislative changes lie issues that need to be addressed.By MARTIN EHL
A summer of attacks by Roma has Bulgaria again looking for answers, but, this time, politicians might actually be serious about it.By BOYKO VASSILEV
The Russian hunt for fake news isn’t exactly genuine.By PETER GROSS
A strongly pro-European nation, Slovakia is asking for treatment on par with its Western neighbors, and willing to pay its dues.By MARTIN EHL
There are crucial differences between relations now and then between Russia/the Soviet Union and the United States.By PETER RUTLAND
Bulgaria’s EU presidency next year probably won’t be very grandiose, but that doesn’t mean it won’t have purpose.By BOYKO VASSILEV
The lessons that Lithuania has learned about Russia the hard way could prove valuable for other countries.By MARTIN EHL
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