Conflict & Diplomacy

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

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
4 May 2018
Eastern Countries Renew Barrage Against Proposed EU Budget Premium
Commission proposal goes against the spirit of equal treatment and violates the union treaties, critics charge.
3 May 2018
Russian Arms Budget Takes U-Turn Premium
Moscow is bucking the world trend toward higher arms spending, but hold that Nobel Peace Prize nomination.
2 May 2018
Slovakia Might Have Unwittingly Helped Vietnam With Abduction Premium

German media connects 2017 visit of Vietnamese officials to Bratislava with abduction of businessman and politician in Germany.

24 April 2018
EU Adepts Want More Than ‘Partner’ Status Premium

Western Balkan countries can expect little more than the usual bland jargon at upcoming summit in Bulgaria.

24 April 2018
I Was Misunderstood, Karadzic Says at Appeals Hearing Premium

Wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic opened an appeal against his genocide conviction yesterday in The Hague.

19 April 2018
Azeri-Dutch Journalist Dodges Baku’s Extradition Bid Premium

Ukraine decides against sending reporter back to Azerbaijan, where he faces charges similar to those thrown at other regime critics.



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