Artem Vaulin, aka ‘tirm,’ allegedly funneled millions in ad revenue to a Latvian bank.
The Balkan country bows to demands from Brussels and Washington for a more transparent legal system.
Proposed constitutional amendments would strengthen president’s control over parliament, limit freedom of assembly and property rights.
Macedonian parties agree to a deal that could finally end a bitter dispute between conservatives and social democrats.
At least 45 injured as protestors attack riot police.
A recently released report shows that both the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine are torturing civilians.
Unchecked construction and extensive tourism might cost the park its spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List
Plans to build a statue of the controversial 16th-century tsar draw the ire of residents.
Deposed in 1946 by the Communist takeover, only to become prime minister more than half a century later, the last Bulgarian monarch is still leading a busy life.By Lyubomir Martinov
The grim fate of Russia’s energy economy.By Matthew Finkel
Tactics used in Ukraine and Syria could be an accurate foreshadowing of one future aspect of warfare.By Prem Mahadevan
As Russia gears up for parliamentary elections this autumn, how can the country's embattled opposition and civil society offer a real contest to the Kremlin's "imitation democracy"?By Janek Lasocki
“Frenemies” will likely become the best way to describe the changed relationship between the region and Britain.By MARTIN EHL
The Slovak president and NGO sector are at least trying to figure out what to do next – unlike most of the political elite.By MARTIN EHL
Some recent cases in Romania and Hungary are heartening, but much more is needed to improve trust in public institutions.By MARTIN EHL
Civic activists appear to have a better chance at effecting change than traditional parties.By MARTIN EHL
How a nuclear error hundreds of miles away helped start a war of the worlds in Bulgaria.By BOYKO VASSILEV
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.
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