Around the Bloc

29 November 2018
Montenegro Coup Suspect Sheltering in Serbian Embassy

Fourteen defendants face charges of planning to kill the prime minister and sow disruption to stop the Serbian neighbor from joining NATO.

29 November 2018
Salome Zurabishvili Elected Georgian President

After a vitriol-filled campaign, the new head of state will not find it easy to build a more consensual style of politics.

28 November 2018
Comply or Pay (Tiny) Fine, Russian Watchdog Warns Google

The tech giant is probably not too concerned – yet – about violating Russia’s strict online content laws.

27 November 2018
Ukraine Declares Martial Law After Azov Naval Clash

Kyiv denies provoking Russian vessels to open fire, injuring several Ukrainian sailors.

27 November 2018
ISIS Involved in Mass Prison Riot, Dushanbe Admits

Official stance marks turnaround for regime, which typically blames ‘terrorism’ on local Islamist group.

26 November 2018
Top Polish TV Station Accuses Government of Intimidating Journalists

Author of investigative report on neo-Nazis summoned by prosecutors on grounds of promoting neo-Nazism. 

26 November 2018
Unfinished Romanian Mega-Cathedral Is Inaugurated

Costly People’s Salvation Cathedral is the tallest Orthodox cathedral in the world.

23 November 2018
Pristina to Belgrade: Recognize Us or Face Long Trade War Premium

Kosovo has imposed 100 percent tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian goods in a decision that could seriously hurt its economy.

23 November 2018
Czechs Must Learn to Save Water, Scientists Warn Premium

Record low river and groundwater levels persist, but drinking water supplies are sufficient for now.

22 November 2018
New Ukrainian Opposition Party Names Presidential Runner Premium

A pro-Russian candidate could present a real challenge to Poroshenko, pundits say, if the squabbling opposition parties join forces.



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