Central Europe & Baltics

19 March 2018
The Cowards in the Backseat

The shadowy figures looming over political life in Romania and Poland offer cautionary tales for Slovakia.

By Martin Ehl
15 March 2018
Coalition Partners Undermined Me, Says Slovenia’s Outgoing Premier

High court orders a referendum on government-backed railway project to be re-run.

15 March 2018
Moldovan Ex-MP Jailed as Russian Spy

Lithuania also engrossed as a parliamentarian quits amid allegations of working for Russian interests.

Budapest metro
14 March 2018
Satan’s Hand in the Budapest Metro
The head of Budapest’s public transport system stood in the way of a Russian metro company’s business, with more than 200 million euros at stake. That didn't last long. From VSquare.
By Szabolcs Panyi
13 March 2018
Hungary Keeps Central European University on Ice

School says it has satisfied demands of a new law, but the government keeps toying with an institution it regards as a bastion of liberalism.



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Moldovan diaries

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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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