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.
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.
Their school destroyed in the June pogroms, hundreds of Uzbek children in southern Kyrgyzstan will study in tents this fall.
Georgia’s new jury system largely borrows from the American model, but also contains some major differences. From EurasiaNet.
A decade before Hungary’s toxic sludge spill, Romanian rivers were the victim of two catastrophic accidents.
A debate about religious education in Bulgaria takes in children’s souls, the church’s prestige, and the country’s ethical standards.
Parents send up a mighty roar over a manual for teachers on sex education. From Respekt.
Now available! A new TOL e-book: "Crimea: The Anatomy of a Crisis" is a compilation of articles from TOL’s past coverage about Russia's annexation of Crimea, placed in the context of long-running disputes over the region. Find out also what's happened to Crimea and its people nearly a year after Russia's move shocked the international community.