Around the Bloc
Kremlin Media Arm Set to Go Global, Bosnian Serbs Imprisoned for '92 Massacre

Plus, Rosneft denies pitching a laundry list of sanctions remedies, and a new report traces Uzbekistan’s cotton profits.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
30 October 2014
Around the Bloc
Hungarian Protests Swell, Fugitive Russian Official Held in Rome

Plus, a dramatic new museum of Jewish life opens in Warsaw; teacher shortage grows worse in Kyrgyzstan.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
29 October 2014
Around the Bloc
Ukraine’s Pro-European Parties in Coalition Talks, Poland Shifts Troops to East
Plus, slumping oil prices force Kazakhstan to trim its budget; Baltics welcome floating energy platform. By Ky Krauthamer, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
28 October 2014
Society
Are Moscow’s Young Muslims Tomorrow’s Militants?

Growing anger and run-ins with the authorities could be leading somewhere dangerous. From openDemocracy.

By Grigory Tumanov
28 October 2014
Around the Bloc
Vote Cements Ukraine’s East-West Divide, Kyrgyzstan Urged to Scrap Anti-Gay Bill

Plus, Albania and Serbia cry foul over a UEFA ruling, and Caucasus leaders to meet over Nagorno-Karabakh.

By Timothy Spence
27 October 2014
Economy & Business
Kazakhstan's Gas Pains

The country's drivers fume over fuel shortages while Astana pushes conservation as a solution. 

By Katerina Popkova
27 October 2014
Around the Bloc
Ukraine Girds for Election Interference, U.S. Businessmen Claim Shakedown in Albania

Plus, expat Russian journalists aim to beam news back home, and Georgia jails ex-officials for prison torture.

By Barbara Frye, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
24 October 2014
Education
Integration Later

A Hungarian court says a church-run school in a Romani community segregates. Its backers says it offers a head start.

By Krisztian Simon
24 October 2014

COLUMNS

Middle Europa
The Other Planet Named Hungary

The country’s leaders go their own way, but where are they headed?

By MARTIN EHL
28 October 2014
The New EU
The Czech Republic’s Final TRANS Action

The country is jettisoning one of the keys to its post-revolution identity, and nobody seems to care.

By KATERINA SAFARIKOVA
22 October 2014
Middle Europa
Jaded No More Premium

A new list of 100 innovative ideas and people in the ‘New Europe’ provides hope for an alternative future.

By MARTIN EHL
7 October 2014
Balkan Eye
Winner Takes All Problems Premium

Amid multiplying crises, who will govern Bulgaria after October’s election is a less important question than how.

By BOYKO VASSILEV
2 October 2014
Middle Europa
Two Who Will Be Missed Premium

Eastern Europeans especially should regret the departure of Carl Bildt and Radek Sikorski from the diplomatic stage.

By MARTIN EHL
23 September 2014
Middle Europa
Ukraine's Balkan Lesson Premium
Central European leaders should know better the perils of appeasement.By MARTIN EHL
9 September 2014
Balkan Eye
Europe’s Unhappy Family Premium
Bulgarians have a lot to worry about. New to the list is concern about a banking crisis.By BOYKO VASSILEV
4 September 2014

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Kyrgyzstani lawmakers demand action on underpaid teachers
By Transitions Online, 30 October 2014
Integration later
By Ioana Caloianu, 29 October 2014
Following political pressure, citizen-led rural libraries shut down in China
By Gloria Wong, 27 October 2014
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By Ioana Caloianu, 23 October 2014
Catholics First?
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