22 June 2017
Czech Leader Meets Ivana Trump

Zeman allegedly restated his support for former wife of current U.S. president’s bid to become ambassador. 

19 June 2017
Montenegrin ‘Royal’ Charged with Impersonation

Italian man reportedly created a fake royal identity, distributed phony titles and orders to Pamela Anderson and other dupes.

15 June 2017
We Like It Here, But We Want to Go to Austria

For Chechen refugees, the route from Belarus to Poland only takes three days with the right papers, but for others it can take an eternity. From Euroradio. 

By Ales Pilecki
14 June 2017
Former Romanian President Ion Iliescu Standing Trial for Crimes Against Humanity

Along with 13 others, Iliescu was indicted for the violent clampdown on demonstrations in June 1990 that ended with more than 1,000 casualties. 

2 June 2017
Slovak Prosecutors Now Have Free Hand to Pursue Meciar-Era Crimes Premium

Constitutional Court upholds amendment passed earlier this year that abolished amnesties granted almost 20 years ago during the rule of the former prime minister.

31 May 2017
Prince Charles Receives Honorary Degree from Romanian University Premium

In addition to priding himself on his kinship with Vlad the Impaler, the British royal visits the country almost every year and owns an extensive list of property. 

29 May 2017
Moscow Honors Scholarly Peer Reviewers Premium
Quirky new monument unveiled in the Russian capital is in all likelihood the only piece of art anywhere dedicated to a neglected band of academics.
15 May 2017
Romanian Lawmakers Endorse Ban on Same-Sex Marriages Premium

A Senate vote and a referendum are still needed to enshrine man-woman unions as the only legal form of marriage.

5 May 2017
Turkmenistan Welcomes Golfing Legend Nicklaus Premium

The eighteen-time major winner is working with eccentric leader Berdymukhamedov on designs for several golf courses.

27 April 2017
On the Waiting List Premium
Internally displaced people from the Nagorno Karabakh conflict have spent more than two decades in temporary housing, despite Azerbaijan’s promises of resettlement. From the Caucasian Knot.
By Faik Medzhid




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