Arts & Culture

3 November 2005
Super-Kurir Me! Premium
A leading Balkan analyst subjects himself to a week on a news diet made solely of Serbian tabloids.
By Florian Bieber
Copy of a Trypillian vase
31 October 2005
Black Earth, Black Archeology, Black Times Premium
Archeology is big business in Ukraine – and so, instead of discovering their history, Ukrainians are seeing it pillaged.
By Ivan Lozowy
17 October 2005
Sun, Sand, Manty Premium
Many Crimean Tatars see eco-tourism as the quickest way to rebuild their culture after years in exile.
By Kurtmolla Abdulganiyev
11 October 2005
Muddy Waters Premium
Political interference and economic pressures continue to squeeze the independence of the Bulgarian broadcast media.
By Danail Danov
11 October 2005
Cutting the 'Red Lines' Premium
In the eastern half of Europe, "public service" TV is abandoning its true mission, a new report warns.
By Marius Dragomir
6 October 2005
Unbound by History Premium
Romania's Daniela Crasnaru and Bosnia's Muharem Bazdulj take different routes but arrive at the same destination – equal status with writers in “major” languages.
By Robert Murray Davis
3 October 2005
A Fortress of Rules Premium
A prominent Ukrainian writer reflects on whether it's possible to heal the pathologies of the EU's Schengen visa regime.
By Mykola Riabchuk
29 September 2005
The System Made Me Do It Premium
The belief that corruption is a fact of life can and should be challenged, Rasma Karklins writes.
By Rasma Karklins
12 September 2005
Beyond Ethnic
As Yugoslavia collapsed, conservative elites exploited the language of nationalism to stay in power, V. P. Gagnon argues.
By Florian Bieber
28 July 2005
Strange Mutations Premium
A look at the realities and myths of governance in a region whose political systems have been dubbed illiberal democracy, autocracy, and everything in between.
By Robert A. Saunders


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