Around the Bloc

14 December 2018
Albanian Students Continue Protests Despite Calls for Dialogue

After government abolished additional exam fees, protesters are now asking for better standards of education and dorm living conditions.

13 December 2018
Ukrainian Court Punishes Officials Over Leaked Manafort Documents

Anti-corruption agency head and MP meddled in 2016 U.S. election, court says.

13 December 2018
Russian Protectorates Embrace Cryptocurrency

Digital currency could be an alternative to the dollar for wildcat regions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova.

13 December 2018
Hungary Launches Parallel Court System

New courts with jurisdiction over corruption cases and electoral law will be under governmental supervision.

12 December 2018
Go Forth and Multiply, Serbia Tells Young People

Across the Balkans and Eastern Europe, working-age populations are shrinking at an alarming pace.

12 December 2018
Putin Pays Backhanded Homage to Rights Champion Alexeyeva

Russian leader praises the late activist, defends jailing of her friend as necessary to protect public order.

11 December 2018
Czech PM Vows to Erase His Name from Communist Agent List

Andrej Babis is also defending his actions last year when his son mysteriously turned up in Russian-controlled Crimea.

11 December 2018
As the Baltic Warms, Fish Vanish

Temperatures in the sea are rising at three times the average rate for the world’s oceans.

11 December 2018
Tymoshenko in DC: I’m Your Woman

The Orange Revolution hero is saddled with a less than pristine image, but so are most other Ukrainian presidential candidates.

10 December 2018
Pashinyan Political Bloc Wins Parliamentary Elections in Armenia

Acting prime minister had called for early elections in order to secure mandate for legislative changes.



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