Activists draw parallel to last spring’s brutal crackdown on Chechen gays.
‘Students should study, state employees should work,’ prime minister says after dramatic change of policy.
Slovenian prime minister canceled planned meeting with his Croatian counterpart over rejection of arbitration ruling.
Nursultan Nazarbaev’s talk with a Kyrgyz opposition candidate sparks row between the Central Asian neighbors.
Although most have been in the country for two decades or longer, many Russians don’t follow German media and look to Moscow for support.
War games come hard on the heels of Russian-led maneuvers in neighboring Belarus.
Many countries would be glad to rid themselves of waste, but Prime Minister Rama says the country needs to import the stuff.
A gang war is raging in the tourist haven, Montenegrin opposition parties claim.
Those advocating for removing historical statues in the U.S. would be well-served to examine the debates in the former Soviet Union about tearing down the figures of the past.By David Mould
Despite being stripped of its funding after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Yerevan’s famed blind choir is still fighting for its existence. From JAMnews.By Gayane Mkrtchyan
Poaching in the Chernobyl zone continues, and it’s not hard to see why. From Euroradio.
Four generations of Moldovan teachers talk about the lessons of Soviet-era deportations to Siberia. From Ziarul de Garda.By Maria Svet
Two young people from Bucharest brought to life the history and culinary traditions of an ethnic German village in Romania. From Decat o Revista.By Ana Maria Ciobanu and Mircea Restea
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
It doesn’t make sense to apply a postmodern interpretation of societies that are only now undergoing the modernization process.By MARTIN EHL
Should we read anything into the latest macho poses of the president?By PETER RUTLAND
Could Macron’s tactics on workers’ pay backfire and benefit the region’s populists?By MARTIN EHL
Bulgaria and Macedonia sign a historical treaty that could prove a key turning point in a region riddled with identity questions.By BOYKO VASSILEV
Activist, ideologically driven reporting isn’t what we need to fight back against the endemic media capture across the region.By PETER GROSS
Behind the Polish strongman’s drive for legislative changes lie issues that need to be addressed.By MARTIN EHL
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