Central Europe & Baltics

27 September 2016
Poland Threatens to Undermine EU Plan to Ratify UN Climate Deal

Warsaw will only agree to fast-track EU approval of Paris Agreement on its own terms, Polish environment minister said. 

 
26 September 2016
Formerly Anti-Semitic Hungarian Politician Wants to Move to Israel

After embracing his Jewish heritage, former far-right party leader is focused on fighting anti-Semitism. 

 
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.

 
22 September 2016
New Cities for a New Road

Spanking new towns and ports are popping up along the route of China’s New Silk Road from Asia to the Caucasus and Europe.

 
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.

 
czech glass
20 September 2016
Czech Ingenuity Puts New Shine on Endangered Craft



After barely making it through the ’90s and limping through the 2008 crash, Bohemia’s fabled decorative glass industry is on the rise again.

By Sandra Dondenne
 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

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