Czech Republic

11 May 2015
At Least 22 Killed in Macedonia Clash, Polish Voters Deliver Blow to President

 Plus, Georgian leaders press EU for visa liberalization, and Zeman’s visit to Moscow angers Czech opposition.

By Timothy Spence
 
6 May 2015
Czech Republic: Fixing an Anti-Social System

Public and private property owners may stand in the way of the biggest shakeup in housing policy since the end of communism.

By Denisa Udzanova
 
4 May 2015
Fighting Flares in Ukraine, More Bad News for Media in Ex-Soviet Region

Plus, Albania’s parliament votes to open secret police files, and Russia’s Night Wolves ride into Germany.

By Timothy Spence
 
30 April 2015
Journalists Increasingly Muzzled, Ukraine’s Economy Increasingly Battered

Plus, a Czech court considers gay adoption and the Balkans’ population continues to dwindle. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
28 April 2015
EU and Ukraine Spin Their Wheels, One Dies in Bosnia Police Station Shooting

Plus, Tajikistani police take a dim view of long beards, and a Macedonian train disaster underlines the region’s migration crisis.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
17 April 2015
Yet Another Activist Sentenced in Baku, Bosnian Crime Gang Gets 95 Years

Plus, Russians drop off the richest-of-the-rich list and a patch of ground in the Balkans becomes a libertarian mecca. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
15 April 2015
LOL in the CR

The Czech president’s ham-handed approach to his Victory Day trip to Moscow causes mirth in the cyber sphere and unease for his Slovak ally.

By Katerina Safarikova
 
13 April 2015
Arms Spending Surges in Ukraine, Baltics; Turkey Slams Pope’s Armenian ‘Genocide’ Mass

Plus, no invite for Putin to G7 summit, and Kaczynski accuses the Polish government of deceit in the Smolensk crash probe.

By Timothy Spence
 
10 April 2015
Kyiv Sets Goal of NATO Membership, Latvia Set to Host Gay Pride Festival

Plus, the UN tells Kazakhstan to clean up its filthy environment; support for Russia’s takeover of Crimea sees Yugoslav star Goran Bregovic dumped by Polish music festival.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
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7 April 2015
Poroshenko Open to Autonomy Referendum, Poland to Build Towers on Russian Border

Plus, Belarusian leader signs decree fining the unemployed; Czech politicians slam president over planned Moscow trip.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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