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23 September 2016
Putin, Dodik Meet Ahead of Illegal Republika Srpska Referendum

Milorad Dodik’s defiance of ban on ‘Statehood Day’ plebiscite seen as bid to highlight weakness of Bosnia’s central authorities, pave way for secession vote.

 
23 September 2016
UN Expert: Azerbaijan’s Civil Society ‘Paralyzed’

Report by UN special rapporteur comes ahead of 26 September referendum on constitutional changes enhancing President Ilham Aliyev’s powers.

 
23 September 2016
Nordic Nations: EU Must Punish Hungary Over Stance on Refugees

Hungarians are expected to reject a EU plan for quotas to settle asylum seekers in an upcoming referendum.

 
21 September 2016
Czechs Hold Russian Dissident Artist on Interpol List, Extradition Unsure

Moscow is awaiting official notice from Prague about the possible repatriation of Oleg Vorotnikov, a founding member of Russian public-art collective Voina.

 
19 September 2016
Popular Video Game Character Honored on Polish Stamp

‘Geralt of Rivia’ is a household mutant in much of Europe, and his fame is growing worldwide. 

 
19 September 2016
Ukraine Cheers Record Haul of Paralympic Medals

At Rio Games, country outcompetes sporting powerhouses like the United States and Australia.

 
19 September 2016
Proxy War for the Soul of Kazakhstan
Once a high roller on the political scene, now a wanted man, a former Almaty mayor makes his case for heroic status alongside the country’s founding father.
By Robert A. Saunders
 
16 September 2016
Poland Says First Smolensk Crash Probe Was Manipulated

New probe claims black-box recordings of the tragedy, which led to the death of then-President Lech Kaczynski and nearly 100 other Polish officials, were tampered with. 

 
9 September 2016
Uzbek Prime Minister Named Interim President Premium

Given the country’s electoral history, hardliner Mirziyaev seems a lock for the job, dampening the likelihood of change.

 
31 August 2016
When There’s a Will, There’s a Way Premium

A former refugee from Iraq, now running refugee services in the U.S., offers his recommendations for improving the anti-migrant climate in the Czech Republic.

By Jeremy Druker
 

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