Around the Bloc

6 December 2018
Tirana in Tirade Against Greece After Latest Albanian Death

Foreign Ministry calls on Athens to curtail ultra-nationalists, condemn hate speech aimed at the Albanian minority.

5 December 2018
Serbia Tries to Rally Support Against Creation of Kosovo Army

Belgrade is looking for international allies ahead of mid-December vote, arguing that a new military could be used against Serbian minority in Kosovo.

4 December 2018
Azerbaijan to Try Suspected Radicals for Police Killings

Critics say the authorities seek to divert anger at state repression onto little-known Muslim extremists.

4 December 2018
Ukraine Raids Russian-Affiliated Churches

Recently captured Ukrainian sailors have been sent to Moscow to face charges of illegal border crossing.

3 December 2018
CEU Moving From Budapest to Vienna

Forced out by failure to reach agreement with the powers that be, the grad school is to open a new campus for incoming students in Austria.

3 December 2018
Human Rights Watch Renews Calls for End to Institutionalization of Disabled in Croatia

Despite country signing UN Convention, as many as 10,000 people are ‘denied the right to a life in the community.’

30 November 2018
Ukraine Clamps Down on Russians In Wake of Kerch Strait Incident

Ukraine’s slowly reviving economy could take a serious setback if Russian closure of Azov Sea continues.

30 November 2018
Eastern Europe Takes Second Look at Chinese Investments

The Belt and Road vision is grand on paper, but the promised jobs and factories have been slow to materialize.

30 November 2018
Moldovan Grant Scheme Lures Migrants Back Home
Foreign-based workers keep the economy afloat, yet their absence deprives the country of a vital resource.
29 November 2018
Kyrgyzstan Drawn Into China’s Muslim Crackdown

The Central Asian country is tied to China by a multitude of trade and ethnic links.



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