11 June 2012
In the Czech Republic, New Masters for the Old Media

A media ownership shakeout sees some of the country’s biggest titles now controlled by only two men.

By Marius Dragomir
7 June 2012
We Rock

What the Bulgarian earthquake revealed.

By Boyko Vassilev
6 June 2012
Democracy with an Asterisk

Sagging in the polls, Hungary’s ruling party looks to re-engineer the electoral landscape.

By Balint Szlanko
5 June 2012
Was There Ever a Plan? Premium

It’s becoming clear that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his party never had much of an economic strategy. 

By Martin Ehl
31 May 2012
No Wheelchairs Allowed

Brave front-line workers protect Russians from unsightly disabled people.

By Galina Stolyarova
22 May 2012
Moving the Goalposts

Are Hungarians so glum because they earn sporting success only in water polo?

By Martin Ehl
14 May 2012
There Will Be Blood

The change of governments in Romania ushers in a new period of political meddling in the country’s media.

By Marius Dragomir



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