Hungary

21 October 2014
Sikorski Backs Away From ‘Ukraine Partition’ Interview, Polish Surgeons Perform Miracle Operation

Plus, Bulgaria won’t extradite a Putin foe to Russia, and Budapest fumes over U.S. visa bans.

By Piers Lawson, Klein Aleardi, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
 
13 October 2014
Another Romp for Hungary’s Fidesz; Isolated Armenia Signs Free-Trade Treaty
Plus, nationalists lead in Bosnia’s elections and a Polish think tank warns about Ukraine’s winter energy supplies.
By Timothy Spence and Jack Nicholson
 
7 October 2014
Many Convicted in Macedonian Spy Scandal, Hryvnya and Ruble Stumble as Ukraine Conflict Drags On

Plus, a Navalny ally asks for British asylum and Vanessa Redgrave unveils her new documentary about desperate Bosnian factory workers.

By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
29 September 2014
A Prisoner Swap in Ukraine, Closing Arguments in Karadzic Trial

Plus, Obama reassures NATO allies but rejects Russia-NATO confrontation, and Bucharest defends its treatment of civil society.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 
9 September 2014
Report Confirms MH17 Shootdown, Albanian Central Bank Head Arrested

Plus, Kazakhstan unveils plans for a homegrown space industry, and Uzbekistan’s ex-glamour queen Karimova accused of mafia ties.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
9 September 2014
Ukraine's Balkan Lesson Premium
Central European leaders should know better the perils of appeasement.
By Martin Ehl
 
26 August 2014
Playing the Big Family Card Premium
The latest in Central Europe’s attempts to boost the birth rate don’t go far enough, but they’re better than nothing.
By Martin Ehl
 
Varga
22 August 2014
Landslide Blocks Main Trans-Caucasus Road, CIS Boosts Food Exports to Russia

Plus, Armenia in offer to house refugee Yazidis and Lithuania signs a landmark gas deal.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
 
20 August 2014
Are Sanctions the Visegrad Four’s Last Straw? Premium

The grouping of Central European countries has been strained before, but this time feels different.

By Katerina Safarikova
 
18 August 2014
Muslim Leader Assassinated in North Ossetia, Sanctions Draw Kaliningrad Shoppers to Poland
Plus, far-right Hungarians crash WWII memorial protests and a new think tank aims to bolster Czech liberalism.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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