Society
Aiming at Poland’s Neoliberal Goliath

A group of mostly young thinkers says the capitalist hegemony has come at too high a price.

By Wojciech Kosc
1 August 2014
Around the Bloc
Ukraine’s PM Wins the Day, Baku Charges Rights Activist With Treason

Plus, European court slaps Russia with another Yukos sanction, and Kosovo seeks an investigation of wartime rapes.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Barbara Frye
1 August 2014
Around the Bloc
Russia Mulls Sanctions on West, Millions Vanish From Albanian Central Bank

Plus, investor fears of a teetering Russian economy spread to regional stocks and currencies, and Baku goes on another building spree to get ready for major sports events.

By Ky Krauthamer, Jeremy Druker, and Ioana Caloianu
31 July 2014
Politics
Tajikistan’s Opposition Feels the Heat Ahead of Elections
Party leaders say the government has stepped up harassment and attacks leading into elections early next year. From IWPR. By Qayumarsi Ato
31 July 2014
Around the Bloc
Atrocities Probe Points to Top Figures in Kosovo, Russia Sanctions Bite Major Energy Companies

Plus, Hungary’s leader embraces ‘illiberal democracy’ and Central Asian countries are again named religion bullies.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
30 July 2014
Around the Bloc
Yatsenyuk Calls for ‘War Tax,’ Russia Puts Bite on McDonald’s

Plus, Central Asian neighbors seek to cool Ferghana Valley dispute and an Armenia court delivers a potentially devastating press freedom ruling.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
29 July 2014
Education
Lithuania: The Incredible Shrinking University Degree
The allure of a university diploma gives way to the security of vocational training in the post-2008 economy. By Linas Jegelevicius
29 July 2014
Around the Bloc
Russia Hit With Massive Yukos Judgment, Georgia Charges Saakashvili With Abusing Office

Plus, a Macedonian archeologist is jailed in smuggling case and a Bosnian leader decries flood donors’ mistrust.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
28 July 2014

COLUMNS

Russian Unorthodox
Outrage and Double Standards

The flood of anti-Russian rhetoric in the West will lead us nowhere good.

By GALINA STOLYAROVA
31 July 2014
Middle Europa
Slovenia’s New Hope

The man who could be the next prime minister has had a meteoric rise, but he has said little about the country’s most fundamental problems.

By MARTIN EHL
15 July 2014
Boyko Vassilev
Balkan Eye
The War to Remember and Forget

In some ways World War I killed Bulgaria’s last, best dream, but it doesn’t have to stay dead.

By BOYKO VASSILEV
3 July 2014
Middle Europa
Poland's Tarnished Golden Age

The release of compromising recordings of top officials takes the shine off a time of self-congratulation.

By MARTIN EHL
1 July 2014
Russian Unorthodox
Russia’s Buttinski Nomenklatura

From panties to cigarettes to shoes to cancer drugs, they know what’s best for everyone.

By GALINA STOLYAROVA
26 June 2014
The New EU
An Inscrutable Ally

The Czech leader’s remarks on NATO and Russia are a source of worry and puzzlement in some quarters.

By KATERINA SAFARIKOVA
18 June 2014
Middle Europa
Will the Visegrad Four Survive Ukraine?

The crisis to the east is severely testing cooperation in Central Europe. 

By MARTIN EHL
17 June 2014

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