Bulgaria’s election wasn’t just about picking a new president: it may have ushered in a new way of politicking and governing.
Recent examples show that in hard times, leaders need a backbone – and voters need to be not so easily led.
Add humiliation, even beatings, to the list of things a Russian hospital patient has to worry about.
Is the Hungarian grand opera reaching its tragic denouement?
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.
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.