13 October 2010
Mad Men in the Castle Premium

Visitors to Prague are told tales of the Castle’s strange and mysterious past. Czechs don’t need to be told of the weird things that go on there now.

By Katerina Safarikova
13 October 2010
Kyiv’s Next Image Problem

Ukraine is today facing a dangerous anti-democratic challenge – from the new president’s authoritarian turn on the one hand and from a new right-radical movement on the other. From openDemocracy.

By Andreas Umland
12 October 2010
The Canvas Schoolhouse

Their school destroyed in the June pogroms, hundreds of Uzbek children in southern Kyrgyzstan will study in tents this fall.

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By Bakyt Ibraimov and Talant Sadykov
12 October 2010
Jury Trials Aim to Bolster Confidence in Georgian Courts

Georgia’s new jury system largely borrows from the American model, but also contains some major differences. From EurasiaNet.

By Giorgi Lomsadze
11 October 2010
Heavy Metal Rivers Premium

A decade before Hungary’s toxic sludge spill, Romanian rivers were the victim of two catastrophic accidents.

By Catherine Lovatt
7 October 2010
God Studies

A debate about religious education in Bulgaria takes in children’s souls, the church’s prestige, and the country’s ethical standards.

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By Boyko Vassilev
7 October 2010
A Furor Over an Hour of Sex

Parents send up a mighty roar over a manual for teachers on sex education. From Respekt.

By Hana Capova



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