Poland

2 July 2015
Powers and Plots

A steady supply of conspiracy theories helps Eastern Europeans (and many others) to cope – by not coping.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
23 June 2015
Kyiv Accuses Volunteer Fighters of Rape and Torture, Hundreds Arrested at Yerevan Price Protest

Plus, Yanukovych makes half-hearted apology for Maidan killings; activists plan to deliver banned abortion drugs to Poland via UAV.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin
 
19 June 2015
Kyrgyz Friend of Boston Bomber Jailed, Pope’s Climate Change Talk Angers Poles

Plus, Belarus blocks access to a lifestyle website, and fears grow about press freedom in Croatia after journalist’s dismissal.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
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
 
12 June 2015
Polish Political Razem-atazz

A startup party hopes to light a fire under Poland’s leftist voters come this fall’s elections – if any remain.

By Wojciech Kosc
 
26 May 2015
Out of Nowhere

Does the shocking election victory of Poland’s new president represent a sea change on the political scene?

By Martin Ehl
 
25 May 2015
Upset in Polish Presidency Vote, Police Seek Chechen in Nemtsov Probe

Plus, report finds evidence of ‘ongoing war crimes’ in eastern Ukraine, and UN rights officials raise red flags in Macedonia and Hungary.

By Timothy Spence
 
12 May 2015
A Wake-up Call in Poland

The incumbent president’s second-place finish in the first round of elections throws Polish politics into disarray.

By Martin Ehl
 
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
 
7 May 2015
Macedonia’s Political Crisis Turns Violent, Lithuania Runs Military Drills Around LNG Terminal

Plus, another opposition leader is sentenced in Azerbaijan and Hungarian xenophobia is highest in more than a decade.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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