Around the Bloc

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.

 
7 December 2018
Pro-Government Hungarian Media Merge Into Giant Conglomerate

With hundreds of press, broadcast, and online outlets, the non-profit group is exempt from competition rules.

 
7 December 2018
Bosnia Faces Decision on NATO Pre-Membership Plan

Expected opposition from Bosnian Serbs could further erode the country’s fragile political balance.

 
6 December 2018
UK Freezes Pay-for-Visa Scheme Popular With Russians

Wealthy investors seeking EU residency need not worry – a dozen other countries still issue 'golden visas.'

 
6 December 2018
State Fund Scandal Roils Mongolian Politics

Prime minister is clinging to power after surviving his own party’s attempt to oust him.

 

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