As Moldova finishes hosting the anti-LGBT World Congress of Families, many are still wondering about the financing of the event and the affiliation with the president. From Ziarul de Garda.By Aliona Ciurca
Just over a month before elections, the serious contenders in a large field of candidates are jostling to the front.
Far Eastern vote marred by ballot-stuffing and other violations, elections chief says.
The Yanukovych consultant worked with an Israeli official on the scheme, U.S. indictment says.
Nikol Pashinyan lauds son’s decision to serve on the front line, declares Karabakh should be part of Armenia.
Jim Mattis accuses Russia of trying to scuttle deal with Greece.
Warsaw could be hit with further EU sanctions this week, reports say.
Russia is cracking down on minority languages – but a resistance movement is growing.By Guzel Yusupova
While this week’s vote indicates that Hungary’s strongman is drifting further away from the mainstream European People’s Party, any defection – forced or voluntary – would puncture his political influence on the continent.By Political Capital
Polish hopes for a massive inflow of Chinese investors, establishing new factories and creating thousands of jobs, have not yet materialized.By Lukasz Sarek
Despite repeated complaints, Georgia is still preventing Ossetians now based in Russia from visiting the villages where they once lived not so long ago. From JAMnews.By Zhanna Tarkhanova
The vote for Yerevan mayor previews key parliamentary elections to come and tests the new government's vow to make elections fair. From Eurasianet.By Bradley Jardine
Abkhazia's Azkhara Foundation stands accused of providing assistance on an ethnic basis to local residents with big families. From JAMnews.
After decades of wrangling, the five Caspian states appear ready to cooperate. From Eurasianet.By Peter Leonard
A new investigation reveals another side of Chinese infrastructure projects in Central Asia: elite corruption. From openDemocracy.By Satina Aidar
Massive financial assistance from Romania has not only led to the renovation of hundreds of kindergartens in Moldova, dampening a major reason for emigration, but also imported best practices in local financial management.By Madalin Necsutu and Ilie Gulca
Wake up! A postmodern Thoreau urges his fast-growing fan club.By Olga Bubich
Unlikely activist does her own research into the effects of coal-fired power plants and ends up informing the nation.By Uygar Gultekin
The controversy pits the grassroots activists who brought a reformist government to power against foreign investors who promise the economic growth Armenia needs. From Eurasianet.By Bradley Jardine and Grigor Atanesian
Lukashenka’s government is steadily enlarging its sphere of control over domestic media while trying to limit Russian influence.By Veranika Laputska
A Moldovan volunteering initiative gives abandoned children the loving Moldovan grandmothers they never imagined they would have. From Ziarul de Garda, a news and analysis site.By Liliana Botnariuc
Are the people from the former Yugoslavia pleased with Croatia's success in the World Cup? Yes they are. From Global Voices.By Marko Angelov
Slowly but surely, activists across Eastern Europe and Eurasia are learning how games can change the minds and hearts of their fellow citizens.By George Leech
A personal story of domestic violence illustrates the value of housing for the victims, but Moldova still has far to go before the country reaches European standards in tackling the problem.By Victoria Borta
Applications have soared since the 2016 failed coup attempt.By Zeynep Yunculer
Will Bulgaria follow the Visegrad group or tow the Brussels line?By BOYKO VASSILEV
Some people find it easy to forget just how destructive the financial crisis of 2008-9 was, but not the Latvians.By MARTIN EHL
Coming to terms with so many conflicting anniversaries in 2018 is even harder when national narratives and knowledge of history are lacking.By MARTIN EHL
The tangled history of Turkish-Bulgarian ties shows that crises can often have a bright side.By BOYKO VASSILEV
The country is experiencing a palpable sense of change, and there is a general trepidation that it could be for the worse.By MARTIN EHL
A role reversal in recent years hasn’t done much to dampen the age-old competition between Bulgaria and Serbia.By BOYKO VASSILEV
U.S. President Donald Trump's siding with Russia at the Helsinki summit could spell bad news for Central Europe and the Balkans, where Moscow's influence is already conspicuous.By MARTIN EHL
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