3 November 2011
The Power and the Force Premium

Bulgaria’s election wasn’t just about picking a new president: it may have ushered in a new way of politicking and governing.

By Boyko Vassilev
1 November 2011
In Search of True Leaders, and Brave Followers Premium

Recent examples show that in hard times, leaders need a backbone – and voters need to be not so easily led.

By Martin Ehl
27 October 2011
The Yahoos and Bullies Who Wear White Coats Premium

Add humiliation, even beatings, to the list of things a Russian hospital patient has to worry about.

By Galina Stolyarova
25 October 2011
In Hungary, the Numbers Simply Don’t Add Up Premium

Is the Hungarian grand opera reaching its tragic denouement​?

By Martin Ehl
18 October 2011
Nationalist Fico Fancies Himself to Save the Euro Premium

Former premier Robert Fico led Slovakia into the euro zone and weathered the financial crisis, but his abrasive rhetoric affronted many. Now Fico is poised to return to power.

By Martin Ehl
17 October 2011
A Trojan Horse on the Czech TV Battlefield? Premium

Czech TV’s new management is promising dramatic reforms at the country’s public broadcaster, but not everyone is confident that the changes will be for the better.

By Marius Dragomir


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