Around the Bloc
Kosovo Lawmakers Approve War Crimes Court, Ukrainian Exiles Seek Ouster of Kyiv Government

Plus, Russian shoppers get a welcome break from high food prices, and archeologists map the site of the demolished Great Synagogue of Vilnius.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
4 August 2015
Around the Bloc
Slovaks Say ‘Nie’ to Asylum Camp, Tatars Want Crimea Returned to Ukraine
Plus, commemorations held for Roma killed during the Holocaust, and summer holidays trump Macedonia’s reconciliation talks. By Timothy Spence
3 August 2015
Around the Bloc
Amnesty Slams Hungarian Asylum Law, Ukraine Issues ‘White List’ of Supporters
Plus, the U.S. beefs up sanctions against Russia and thousands take to the streets to protest Bosnia’s draft labor law. By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
31 July 2015
Around the Bloc
Russia Blocks MH17 Tribunal, Activists Call for Turkmenistani Journalist's Release

Plus, an official in Russia's North Caucasus faces murder charges and a jailed Azerbaijani reporter gets a prestigious prize in Washington.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
30 July 2015
Society
Ukraine’s Avenging Angels
One group has been the main engine behind the country's anti-corruption efforts. By Tatania Kozak
30 July 2015
Around the Bloc
Balkan Migrants Face Tougher Lives in Germany, Moscow Bans Major U.S. Foundation
Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s go-slow policy on cleaning up nuclear waste, and if you think it’s scorching hot where you are in Europe, you’re not alone. By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
29 July 2015
Economy & Business
Asking for Shock Therapy
The Ukrainian government is caught between a warm embrace of neoliberal dogma and geopolitical suicide. From openDemocracy.
By Sean Guillory
29 July 2015
Around the Bloc
Azov Battalion Leader’s Death Raises Questions, New Moldovan Premier Named

Plus, violence racks Macedonia’s biggest Albanian party and Poland tilts farther into the no-euro camp.

By Ky Krauthamer, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
28 July 2015

COLUMNS

Middle Europa
Fear of the Unknown

Central Europeans have much more experience being emigrants than welcoming immigrants.

By MARTIN EHL
28 July 2015
Middle Europa
It's the Women's Turn, Kind Of

Female politicians are playing an ever-greater role in Poland – but on whose behalf?

By MARTIN EHL
15 July 2015
BALKAN EYE
Powers and Plots

A steady supply of conspiracy theories helps Eastern Europeans (and many others) to cope – by not coping.

By BOYKO VASSILEV
2 July 2015
Middle Europa
Not Exactly Friends of Greece

After a sometimes-traumatic transition, then austerity, post-communist countries especially have lost patience with Athens.

By MARTIN EHL
30 June 2015
The New EU
Which Refugees are ‘Threatening’ the Czechs?

When a government minister says accepting 1,853 migrants could destroy his country, it’s Europe’s hard-won freedoms that are really under attack.

By KATERINA SAFARIKOVA
18 June 2015
Middle Europa
In (Russian) News We Trust?

We are fighting the information war with rusty weapons.

By MARTIN EHL
9 June 2015
Balkan Eye
Thunder Near the Powder House

What is the price of failed Roma integration in Bulgaria?

By BOYKO VASSILEV
4 June 2015

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