In Bulgaria’s bitter debate over shale drilling, rational argument gets lost behind the eternal battle lines of Russia versus the West.
It took a joint effort by government, the UN, and IKEA to open a kindergarten in one Moldovan Romani settlement. Perhaps the next 50 will go more smoothly.
Plus, ethnic tensions flare in Macedonia and a lost account of a Nazi purge in Krakow surfaces.
Tired of western criticism, Russia trains its sights on practices elsewhere. From openDemocracy.
Russian authorities seem oblivious to the stubbornly high teen suicide rate. Troubled youngsters are increasingly looking for solace online.
Plus, Czechs approve 1.5 billion euro IMF loan, and Moscow OKs massive protest