Conflict & Diplomacy

12 June 2018
Belarusian Leader Mulls Controls on Russian Border

Move would undermine years of free movement between Russia and one of its most compliant neighbors.

 
11 June 2018
Kazakhstan Presses China for ‘Urgent’ Answers on Detained Muslims

More details and tales of harsh treatment in Xinjiang’s internment camps leak out, as Beijing keeps silence.

 
8 June 2018
‘Hungary Is a Post-Truth Laboratory’

In an interview, prominent Hungarian political scientist Peter Kreko talks about fake news, Hungarian-style, the anti-Soros campaign, Hungarian-American relations, and more. From VSquare.

By Anita Komuves
 
4 June 2018
Macedonians Rally Against Changing Country’s Name Premium

Greek nationalists also plan mass demonstrations against compromise with Skopje in long-running dispute.

 
31 May 2018
The Ties That Bind? Premium

The shifting sands in Washington’s relationship with Russia and the EU are calling for Central Europe to reevaluate its partnership with the U.S., too.

By Martin Ehl
 
29 May 2018
Decision Looms for Ukrainian Journalist Accused of Spying on Russia Premium

Prominent defense lawyer Mark Feygin claims Roman Sushchenko could be sent home in a prisoner swap.

 
16 May 2018
Russia Crows Over Crimean Bridge Opening

Engineering feat will simplify life in Russian-controlled peninsula, but will also likely worsen relations with Kyiv.

 
16 May 2018
That European Question

A recent poll on attitudes toward the EU in the Visegrad countries reveals split views of Brussels – something local politicians have been all too ready to exploit.

By Martin Ehl
 
14 May 2018
Far-Right Croats Commemorate Bleiburg Massacre Premium

Some say that the event, which the Croatian parliament sponsors, has become the largest annual gathering of neo-Nazis in Europe.

 
4 May 2018
How Western Condemnation Lets Russia Off the Hook

International criticism is shaping the strategic direction of Putin’s fourth term. From The Conversation.

By Gerhard Schnyder
 

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