Conflict & Diplomacy

8 February 2018
Juncker Throws Cold Water on Piran Bay Dispute

European Commission chief tells Zagreb and Ljubljana the EU wants no part of the long-running border squabble.

2 February 2018
Bosniak Leader’s Visit With Erdogan Draws Flak Premium

Critics of Turkey’s growing role in the Balkans say Ankara is projecting power into the former Ottoman provinces.

2 February 2018
The Search For a New World Order, Then and Now Premium
A century later, Woodrow Wilson would be aghast at the lack of community among nations.
By Peter Rutland
1 February 2018
Spain Throws Up Roadblock to Kosovo’s EU Hopes Premium

The Catalonian crisis has hardened Madrid’s resistance to recognition of the former Serbian province.

31 January 2018
Where Is Ukraine’s New Police Force?
Two years ago, the Ukrainian government decided to create a new national police force. But aside from the name, not much has changed. From openDemocracy.
By Tetiana Goncharuk
30 January 2018
Far-Right National Militia Swears Loyalty to Ukrainian People Premium

Some worry about cooperation of extremists with the police to patrol city streets.

26 January 2018
New Year, New Arguments Between Moldova and Russia Premium

Spats in Chisinau over the country’s East-West orientation continue as well between embittered president and government.

24 January 2018
Azeri Opposition Leader Jailed Premium

Gozel Bayramli’s case shows Baku once again using spurious charges and political detention to silence dissent, critics say.

23 January 2018
Search Begins for Fallen Greek Soldiers in Albania Premium

While the move signals a step forward for the two countries, some worry that war graves will become magnets for Greek irredentists.

22 January 2018
Movement on Macedonia Name Dispute – But in Which Direction? Premium

The Greek and Macedonian premiers want a quick solution to the endless quarrel, but Greek nationalists are demanding a say.



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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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