Central Europe & Baltics

16 January 2019
Czechs Mark 50 Years Since Dissident Student’s Self-Immolation

Jan Palach served as an inspiration for the protests that led to the 1989 Velvet Revolution.

15 January 2019
Liberal Leader’s Slaying Jolts Poland

Public figures say the heated political climate in the country was a factor in the murder of the Gdansk mayor.

14 January 2019
A Fateful Year Premium

A series of political gaffes in Poland has marred the Law and Justice Party's start to 2019, and there is potentially more danger ahead in this 'super-election' year.

By Martin Ehl
11 January 2019
Orban Acclaims Anti-Migrant ‘Rome-Warsaw Axis’ Premium

Italy’s Salvini meets and greets Polish leaders, but differences over Russia could stand in the way of true friendship.

9 January 2019
Appointment of Former Far-Right Leader to Polish Government Draws International Criticism Premium

Already accused of anti-Semitism, Adam Andruszkiewicz now faces scrutiny for chanting homophobic slogans at a past rally.



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