Around the Bloc

30 November 2015
Kosovo Opposition MP Arrested

Albin Kurti and 86 others rounded up amid latest anti-government protests in Pristina.

30 November 2015
Baltic Gas Pipeline Under Fire
Poland, Slovakia among those working to block new Nord Stream pipeline corridor between Russia and Germany.
30 November 2015
Hungary Pressed to Reverse Refuge Laws

Council of Europe’s top rights official urges Budapest to scrap laws that criminalize migration.

30 November 2015
More Physical, Legal Barriers for Migrants
Migrants clashed with police on Macedonia’s southern border over the weekend.
30 November 2015
No Quick Fix for Blacked-out Crimea

Russian official concedes that completing an ‘energy bridge’ to the region could still take weeks.

27 November 2015
Croatian Parties Fail To Agree On New Premier
Newcomer party could play kingmaker role when consultations resume.
27 November 2015
Moldovan Police: Paramilitary Band Planned Uprising

 Group allegedly aimed to set up a breakaway territory like those in eastern Ukraine.

27 November 2015
Criminals Face Albanian Politics Ban
Elected and appointed officials could be barred from public service for 10 years or more.
27 November 2015
Polish Army To Grow By Half
New government says additional troops will be stationed along its eastern borders.
27 November 2015
Embattled Russian NGOs Propose Forming Lobby Group
Labeled ‘foreign agents,’ ‘undesirable,’ and threatened with closure, pressure groups mull creating a union to protect their common interests.



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