Around the Bloc

17 September 2018
Slovenia Gets Its First Minority Government

Some fear the diversity of Sarec’s coalition agreement might prove too unstable and lead to early elections.

13 September 2018
Poland Slammed for Lack of Progress Against Smog

Government’s pledge to spend billions may not be enough, state audit agency and environmentalists claim. 

Kyrgyzstan first day of school
13 September 2018
Kyrgyzstan Rebuffs Turkish Takeover of Gulen Schools

Officials tell Ankara’s ambassador not to meddle and deny reports Gulen followers may soon be deported.

Kashgar, China
11 September 2018
The Kazakh Connection to Chinese ‘Political Education’ Camps

Kazakh government treads a fine line between staying friendly with Beijing and protecting the interests of its co-ethnics in Xinjiang.

11 September 2018
Ex-Trump Staffers Court Bosnian Serbs

Steve Bannon extends his list of European friends beyond Orban and Le Pen, and into the Balkans.

10 September 2018
East Europe Measles Outbreak Rolls Into Third Year Premium

Child vaccination rates have fallen dramatically in Ukraine, where 30,000 people have come down with measles this year.

Pripyat River, Belarus
7 September 2018
Belarusian Ecologists Aim to Scuttle Baltic-Black Sea Waterway Premium

Business groups also oppose the E40 river project, saying Belarus needs more modern transport infrastructure.

7 September 2018
How Orban’s Son-in-Law Lit Up Hungary Premium

EU and Hungary are probing irregularities in dozens of public tenders won by Istvan Tiborcz’s company.

7 September 2018
Slovenian Extremist Arrested After Armed March Premium

Nationalist paramilitaries are also on the rise in the Czech Republic, spy agency claims.

6 September 2018
Rebel Leader’s Killing Puts Ukraine Peace Process on Ice Premium

Moscow and Kyiv trade accusations of blame for assassination of Donetsk separatist chief.



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