A student with practically no platform beyond satirizing the political elite is gaining ground ahead of the presidential vote.
Interview with Ferenc Katrein gives insight into the world of Central European intelligence.
President says militants funded from abroad planned ‘armed provocations.’
Useful counsel from the Foreign Ministry: avoid racial slurs, don’t insult an Uzbek’s mother, and above all do not raise your eyebrows while in Britain.
Police chief says exiled former Duma MP Denis Voronenkov was likely the victim of a contract killing.
More and more Armenians are paying to make their most prominent physical feature smaller.
Thousands are being evacuated from area around military base near Kharkiv.
Can an ordinary Belarusian dress just like President Lukashenka?By Paulina Kaltavicanka
A newly launched business association will try to navigate between Islamic law and Russian legislation.
Street art speaks to locals in Mostar.By Bruno Stojcic and Asja Celebic
Will the Ukrainian capital become a new center of street art culture?By Viktoria Ischenko
The co-director of a documentary on female graffiti artists talks about the origins of the movement in Central Europe, the scene on the two sides of the Atlantic, and its future in the digital world.By Miyu Hayashi
Russian women marrying Muslim men convert to Islam in the certainty that a shared religion will strengthen their family, but most often cultural differences often win out. From openDemocracy.By Ekaterina Neroznikova
The anger in Belarus over a tax on the unemployed and other supposed freeloaders can be justified through the absurdity of the law itself.By Andrei Yeliseyeu
After years of living and working abroad, can homeward-bound Moldovans make their entrepreneurial dreams come true? From Ziarul de Garda.By Liliya Zakharia
Although Mikheil Saakashvili retained the UNM’s brand after its split, has he also damaged the party’s chances at acting as a stable opposition force?By JAM News
The Polish authorities are sacrificing citizens’ fundamental rights in a misguided strategy to increase security.By Anna Obem
More than half a year after the death of journalist Pavel Sheremet, his colleagues are frustrated about the apparent lack of progress in finding his killers. From Hromadske.
Moldova has been a regional leader in open government, but the media recently launched a campaign to highlight backtracking on commitments to greater transparency.
The world watched, and watched, and watched.By PETER RUTLAND
Some Poles actually aren’t so comfortable with the values that the EU is pushing.By MARTIN EHL
Given the media’s role in recent elections, only a fool would think this year will be any better.By PETER GROSS
Flynn’s departure complicates the notion of a radical shift of U.S. policy on Russia, but how likely was that anyway?By PETER RUTLAND
Putin’s visit to Budapest is yet another signal of changing loyalties and orientations – once unthinkable just a few years ago.By MARTIN EHL
Predicting media development in Romania after it happens.By PETER GROSS
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