Around the Bloc

18 October 2017
Lucky Few Profit From Prague’s ‘Shared Economy’

Some officials and locals fear the city center could become a ghost town without any sense of community.

 
18 October 2017
Roman Polanski Back in Poland for Documentary About his Childhood

Controversial Polish director, who is a fugitive from U.S. justice, faces new rape allegations.

 
17 October 2017
The Kremlin’s New Darling: Cryptocurrency

Putin adviser launches bitcoin mining company as Russia pushes alternatives to American dollar.

 
17 October 2017
Arrests Hit Croatia’s Biggest Company

Spiraling scandal at debt-ridden Agrokor could have a ripple effect across the Balkans.

 
17 October 2017
Kazakhstanis Fume Over Fuel Shortage

Soaring prices, long lines and disrupted traffic are common sights these days in Central Asia’s major oil producer.

 
16 October 2017
Hungary Positions Itself as Defender of the Faithful

Europe is failing its duty to protect the world’s threatened Christians, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said.

 
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16 October 2017
Jeenbekov Scores Surprise First-Round Win in Kyrgyz Election

Observers note procedural problems, praise orderly transfer of power.

 
16 October 2017
Albania May Extradite Suspected Gulenist to Turkey

In Serbia last week, Turkish leader Erdogan promised to crush Gulenism in the Balkans.

 
13 October 2017
Man Who Assaulted Macedonian Politician to Serve Four Years in Jail

The attacker was part of the mob that violently broke into the Macedonian parliament in April.

 
13 October 2017
Frustration on Kyrgyz Border as Election Draws Near

Some Kyrgyz claim Kazakhstan is hampering border traffic in retaliation for their president’s verbal assaults on the Kazakh leader.

 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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