- 20 August 2014
- Are Sanctions the Visegrad Four’s Last Straw?
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
- 15 August 2014
- Hungary’s Economy Takes Off, Medvedev Gets Punk’d
Plus, Rosneft seeks a sanctions shelter, and Kosovo arrests an imam as a crackdown on radical Islam continues.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 4 August 2014
- Nationalism Beyond the Parades
A traveling exhibition explores the personal dimension of a phenomenon usually associated with the public square.
- By Peter Rutland
- 30 July 2014
- Atrocities Probe Points to Top Figures in Kosovo, Russia Sanctions Bite Major Energy Companies
Plus, Hungary’s leader embraces ‘illiberal democracy’ and Central Asian countries are again named religion bullies.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
- 18 July 2014
- Blame, Investigations Begin in Airliner Crash, Slovenia Loses 20-Year Bank Dispute
Plus, Hungary tries to get its fiscal house in order and Montenegro arrests journalist's alleged attackers.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
- 17 July 2014
- Western Sanctions Hit Top Russian Firms, Dutch Found Liable for 300 Srebrenica Deaths
Plus, a report tracks the influence of the Albanian ex-PM’s daughter and Kyiv says it stopped an assassination in Donetsk.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Erik N. Nelson
- 3 July 2014
- Hungary Could Land in Fiscal Doghouse, Risks from Afghanistan ‘Exaggerated’ in Central Asia
Plus, U.S. submits its new Russia envoy to Moscow for approval, and plagiarism mars academic research in Kazakhstan.
- By Piers Lawson, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
- 23 June 2014
- More Taped Talks Rock Polish Politics, Bosnia’s Ills Complicate Flood Aid
Also, Hungarian banks face a billion-euro loss on foreign-currency loans and Romania’s first brother is jailed for alleged criminal ties.
- By Barbara Frye, Mane Grigoryan, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
- 17 June 2014
- Will the Visegrad Four Survive Ukraine?
The crisis to the east is severely testing cooperation in Central Europe.
- By Martin Ehl
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