Society
Finishing What Yanukovych Started
Has wartime turned Ukrainians and their media into well-meaning but misguided censors? By Yevgenia Belorusets
6 March 2015
Around the Bloc
Nemtsov Note Hints at Moscow’s Role in Ukraine, Anti-Vaccine Movement Spreads in Region

Plus, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko begins eating again to save her life, and a Croatian general faces a new trial for crimes against Serb civilians.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
6 March 2015
Around the Bloc
Greece Seeks to Sidestep Kremlin Import Ban, Ukraine Says Gazprom Blocking Fuel Supply

Plus, Croatia will vote on Adriatic drilling, and Kyrgyzstan does away with final exams in Uzbek.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
5 March 2015
Politics
Coup d’état or Macedonia’s Snowden Moment?
The opposition’s accusations of large-scale, government-led wiretapping have rocked the country. From LSEE. By Nenad Markovikj
5 March 2015
Around the Bloc
Croatian President Tempers Rhetoric for Sarajevo Visit, Hungary Classifies Details of Russian Nuclear Deal

Plus, more outbreaks of mystery diseases in Kazakhstan and traces of a dictator vanish from a Russian gulag camp where thousands toiled on his orders.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
4 March 2015
Around the Bloc
Russia Bars Some Nemtsov Mourners, Ukraine Pushes Austerity Measures

Plus, Mongolia is hit with a major arbitration penalty and Macedonia’s ruling party explains its call for a ‘fight.’

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
3 March 2015
Conflict & Diplomacy
How to Stop the War in Eastern Ukraine
Must Ukraine give up Donbas or would that only encourage more aggression? Second in a series. By Yevgenia Belorusets
3 March 2015
Conflict & Diplomacy
Detoxing Russia

Long after Boris Nemtsov’s killers are caught and Putin is gone, we’ll still be dealing with the legacy of the current media climate.

By Barbara Frye
2 March 2015

COLUMNS

Balkan Eye
An Old Love Story with New Meaning

What have we lost with the fading of Mitteleuropa as a place and a state of mind?

By BOYKO VASSILEV
5 March 2015
Middle Europa
Russian Demons in Central Europe

Many of the region's citizens have an aversion to anything Russian. That is to their detriment.

By MARTIN EHL
24 February 2015
The New EU
The President, Lies, and a Video

In defending Russia, the Czech head of state adopts the Kremlin’s approach to the facts. 

By KATERINA SAFARIKOVA
18 February 2015
Middle Europa
A Family Affair

While the debate preceding Slovakia’s referendum on same-sex marriage was often harsh, the discussion should help the country in the long run.

By MARTIN EHL
10 February 2015
Balkan Eye
Farewell to a Dissident President

Bulgaria’s Zhelyu Zhelev deserved in life the praise now being heaped upon him in death.

By BOYKO VASSILEV
5 February 2015
Middle Europa
Brick by Brick

Moves to dismantle recently established pension systems show a profound lack of vision.

By MARTIN EHL
27 January 2015
Middle Europa
The Polish Thatcher?

The new prime minister has a chance to become a star if her government’s tough decision to overhaul Europe’s largest coal company doesn’t backfire. 

By MARTIN EHL
13 January 2015

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