Czech Republic

30 June 2015
Not Exactly Friends of Greece

After a sometimes-traumatic transition, then austerity, post-communist countries especially have lost patience with Athens.

By Martin Ehl
 
25 June 2015
Bosnia Gets a Historic Wartime Rape Ruling, Romania’s Embattled Leader Takes Sick
Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s ‘gay propaganda’ bill clears another hurdle and Central Europeans mull the workings of Russia’s energy giants.
By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
18 June 2015
Which Refugees are ‘Threatening’ the Czechs?

When a government minister says accepting 1,853 migrants could destroy his country, it’s Europe’s hard-won freedoms that are really under attack.

By Katerina Safarikova
 
12 June 2015
Resignations Pile Up in Polish Government, Russian Reporter Faces Threat

Plus, sickly oil economies drag down the region and Czech protesters try to stop mining expansion.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
8 June 2015
G-7 Sanctions ex-G-8 Partner, Pope Preaches Peace in Sarajevo

Plus, Baku tells the OSCE to start packing, and the author of the Prague Spring manifesto dies at 88.

By Timothy Spence
 
2 June 2015
Saakashvili Named Governor of Odessa, Tajik Top Cop Defects to IS

Plus, Russian TV revises history of 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion, and scientists are helpless against mass die-off of Central Asia’s endangered antelopes.

By Ky Krauthamer, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
1 June 2015
Croatian Veterans End Standoff, Bulgaria Probes Lukoil Pricing

Plus, a Skopje court weighs blackmail case against an opposition leader and Kazakhstan lines up oil majors for huge drilling job. 

By Barbara Frye, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
29 May 2015
Moscow Classifies Info on Troop Deaths, Prague and Budapest Blast EU Migrant Plan

Plus, a whistleblower on pro-Kremlin trolling files suit, and Kyrgyzstan targets maternal mortality.

By Barbara Frye and Evgeny Deulin
 
27 May 2015
Serbia’s Vucic in Historic Visit to Tirana, Kazakhstan’s Gay Propaganda Law Ditched for Olympic Bid

Plus, Russian scientists are outraged over a grant-making foundation’s inclusion on the ‘foreign agent’ list, and Putin’s New Russia dream founders on the rocks of reality.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, and Evgeny Deulin
 
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
 

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