Around the Bloc

22 November 2018
Warsaw Heeds EU Court Warning on Judicial Reforms Premium

Contentious law forcing judges into retirement on course to be repealed.

20 November 2018
Romanian Cabinet Ministers Bounced as EU Presidency Nears Premium

Justice commissioner visits Bucharest to drive home serious concerns over government’s steps to blur the separation of powers.

20 November 2018
Tajik Mega-Dam Starts Producing Power Premium

Rogun dam project was for long a sore point with neighbor Uzbekistan, but international investors felt the potential gains outweighed the risk.

19 November 2018
Polish Banking Scandal Deepens Premium

Central bank governor lashes out at tycoon who claimed a regulator solicited him for a huge bribe.

19 November 2018
Did Hungary Help Gruevski Flee Macedonian Justice? Premium

Budapest denies aiding the former leader’s escape but admits he gave advance notice of his intention to request asylum.

19 November 2018
Kyrgyzstan Catches Quinoa Fever Premium

Local farmers are eager to try the high-value grain, but lack of equipment and red tape are holding them back.

16 November 2018
Donors Rally to Aid Feisty Russian Magazine Premium

Hit with one of the biggest fines ever imposed on a news outlet, New Times was on the verge of closure.

16 November 2018
Ukraine’s Extremists Reach Out to America Premium

Suspected members of California white-supremacist group met public face of Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists.

15 November 2018
Russian Lawmaker Blasts Minimum Income as ‘Genocide’

Communist deputy embarrassed Saratov region governor into firing official who claimed pensioners could eat well on a pittance.

15 November 2018
U.S. Warns Budapest Against Russian Gas Pipeline

Hungary’s Russian-built nuclear plant could fall years behind schedule as construction delays pile up.



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