Central Europe & Baltics

21 June 2011
Full-Flavored Summer Reading Premium

The renown of these five writers reaches far beyond the borders of their home countries – or should.

By Michelle Timmerman
17 June 2011
Can Poland Be an Effective Champion of Brussels’ Emissions Policy? Premium

A Warsaw at odds with the EU will soon lead the bloc in climate-change talks.

By Wojciech Kosc
17 June 2011
Czech Strike Underlines Social Divisions Premium

The 16 June transport strike was less crippling than unions hoped, but the government still needs to broaden its view beyond the concerns of well-off urbanites.


10 June 2011
A Contorted History of a Complex Part of Europe Premium
With so much history wrapped up in the term “Baltic states,” writing a coherent synthesis of the region is a daunting job.
By Mel Huang
8 June 2011
With a Year to Go, Many Bumps in the Road to Euro 2012 Premium

Corks will pop for the victors of next summer’s European football championships, but football fans will face a very different kind of bottleneck.

By Martin Ehl
2 June 2011
Inspired by Bruegel, a Film About Unnoticed, Momentous Things Premium

Polish director Lech Majewski draws contemporary lessons from a 16th-century painting in his new film, The Mill and the Cross.

By Theodore Schwinke


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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.

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