Arts & Culture

22 December 2005
Road Work Premium
How the late Antal Kovacs took off his dancing shoes and went on to become one of Hungary's most admired Romani singers.
By Laszlo Zoltan
21 December 2005
A Minority in Waiting
In the altered political landscape in Ukraine, local Rusyns see new life for their struggle to be recognized as a separate nationality.
By Brian Pozun
19 December 2005
The Myth Factory Premium
According to the author of one new study, Romanians rose up and sent the old regime packing in 1989. Hardly, counters another.
By Monica Ciobanu
19 December 2005
Making Friends With Nastase
Romania owes its surprisingly easy road toward NATO and EU membership more to events outside its borders than to its own merits, writes Tom Gallagher.
By Tom Gallagher
21 November 2005
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Premium
The regulation of non-commercial TV in the Baltics runs the gamut, from well-designed practices to no regulation at all.
By Quentin Reed
14 November 2005
Changing the Voice in the Wilderness Premium
Mongolia now has a national public-service broadcast service. But can it remain truly independent?
By Marius Dragomir
14 November 2005
A-Cossacking We Will Go Premium
Why doesn’t Putin simply turn Russia’s armed forces into volunteer forces?
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


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