Around the Bloc

16 March 2018
‘Misinformation’ Led to Serbia’s Outrage Over U.S. Top General’s Remark

Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin reacted to allegations of Russian influence in Serbia, interpreted as Belgrade being a “danger for the Balkans.”

16 March 2018
Groups in Kyrgyzstan and Croatia Go Out of the Box to Promote Female Empowerment

While a group of girls are preparing the launch of the first Kyrgyz satellite in Bishkek, Croatian artists design a card game to pay tribute to female trailblazers.


15 March 2018
Kyiv Weighs Costs of Prosecuting Manafort

Ukraine’s elites may feel that keeping Trump happy outweighs the karma points  for crushing his former aide.

15 March 2018
Coalition Partners Undermined Me, Says Slovenia’s Outgoing Premier

High court orders a referendum on government-backed railway project to be re-run.

15 March 2018
Moldovan Ex-MP Jailed as Russian Spy

Lithuania also engrossed as a parliamentarian quits amid allegations of working for Russian interests.

14 March 2018
Bulgaria Fires Back Over Erdogan’s Provocative Comments
The Turkish president’s remark about “victims and oppressed brothers” in the Balkans rankles in the former Ottoman colonies.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili
13 March 2018
Georgian Prime Minister Reaches Out to Russia
Moscow welcomes overture to improve bilateral relations, but says the death of a Georgian national in South Ossetia should not be part of the conversation.
13 March 2018
Teacher Strike Highlights Kosovo’s Education Woes
EU representative says the country’s lack of progress on education reform could cost it dearly.
13 March 2018
Hungary Keeps Central European University on Ice

School says it has satisfied demands of a new law, but the government keeps toying with an institution it regards as a bastion of liberalism.

12 March 2018
Ukrainian Negotiator Named in Big Terror Plot

Kyiv also reportedly believes pro-Russian groups in the country are using cryptocurrency to support rebels.



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Moldovan diaries

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.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

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