Around the Bloc

Enver Hoxha
19 September 2017
Albania Debates Ban on Communist Symbols
After a generation of rapid change, the legacy of former regimes remains a live issue across much of Europe.
 
Kurt Volker US Ukraine envoy
18 September 2017
Washington, Kyiv Dismiss Putin Peacekeeper Plan: Report

White House envoy says he will discuss the Ukraine war with Kremlin official next month.

 
Moscow Zaryadye Park
18 September 2017
Moscow’s New Ultra-Modern Park Wins Praise

More amusement zone than traditional island of greenery, Zaryadye Park is a sibling of New York’s High Line.

 
Caspian Sea
18 September 2017
Baku Takes Larger Stake in Massive Oilfield

Aliev cheers ‘even more profitable’ new contract, which foresees $40 billion in new investment by oil majors.

 
15 September 2017
Mirziyoyev Visit Opens Doors in Kyrgyzstan

Central Asian neighbors take steps toward closer ties in a region crying out for cross-border ventures.

 
15 September 2017
Russia Mystified by Wave of Bomb Threats

The false alarms have been blamed on Ukrainian terrorists, ISIS, ultra-Orthodox fanatics, even Russian security.

 
15 September 2017
EU Drug Czars Tackle Opioids at Tallinn Meeting

The host country has Europe’s highest overdose death rate, although Europe’s opioid problem is dwarfed overall by the drug plague sweeping North America.

 
Poland Ukraine border 100

14 September 2017
Saakashvili Vows to March on Ukrainian Capital

‘Kyiv needs to be saved,’ says the firebrand without a country.

 
Agnieszka Holland
14 September 2017
Netflix Rolls into Poland as Russia Slams the Gate

Internet TV giants make slow progress in CEE market, but locally made content remains a rarity.

 
Tajikistan Nurek dam
14 September 2017
Successful Bond Sale Boosts Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam

Investors unable to find the country on a map are keen to buy bonds with the promise of attractive yields.

 

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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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