Around the Bloc

28 August 2018
Ukrainian Anti-Smuggling Plan Hits Political Snag Premium

Prime minister and presidential ally clash over control of the customs service, a vital contributor to state coffers.

27 August 2018
A Landmark Visit to Lithuania Premium

Israeli Prime Minister’s trip is a sign of warming relations, but also receives criticism for overstating official Vilnius’s efforts to come to terms with the Holocaust.

27 August 2018
Albania Willing to Take In Migrants Docked in Italy Premium

Italian minister says Balkan country “showed [itself] to be better than the French government” and other EU countries that have refused to open their doors. 

24 August 2018
AK-47 Maker Unveils Electric Car Premium

Russia’s renowned arms manufacturer takes a bold step into the consumer market.

24 August 2018
Moldovan Ruling Party Bids to Defuse Protests Premium

Many citizens may be too busy enjoying a long holiday to consider joining next week’s planned anti-government demonstrations.

23 August 2018
Tajik Leader Returns Uzbek President’s Historic Visit Premium

With Uzbek leader Mirziyoyev winning kudos for opening up to the world, could his neighbor be tempted to follow a similar path?

23 August 2018
Croatia Denies Maltreating Migrants Premium

Hard feelings are rising as potential asylum seekers pile up on the Bosnia-Croatia border.

22 August 2018
Chinese Tire Maker Rolls Into Serbia Premium

China has a lot of money invested in the country, but much less than Serbs think.

22 August 2018
Ukraine Launches New Probe Into Manafort’s Ex-Clients Premium

The 60-million-dollar ex-Trump intimate could face long years in a U.S. jail.

21 August 2018
Chechnya Attacks Leave Four Teen Militants Dead Premium

Islamic State says it was behind yesterday’s wave of violence in the Russian republic.



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