Poland

17 April 2014
Ukraine’s Oligarchs’ Loyalty Questioned, Russian TV Makes Inroads in Kyrgyzstan

Plus, Czechs greet their 10th anniversary in the EU with skepticism and supporters of political rivals brawl in Macedonia.

By Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, Marketa Horazna, Annabel Lau, and Piers Lawson
 
15 April 2014
Long-Distance Friendships

An ambivalent relationship among some NATO allies feeds a sense of insecurity in Central Europe.

By Martin Ehl
 
10 April 2014
EU Prods Kosovo on War Crimes Court, Kazakhstan Looks for New Oil Routes
Plus, the U.S. and Poland target Hewlett-Packard in a graft probe and Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan prep to sign trade tready amid disagreements.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, and Annabel Lau
 
Istvan Pastor

9 April 2014
Vucic Invites Hungarians Into Serbian Government, Chechen Warlord 'Neutralized'
Plus, the Czech Catholic Church tries to hold on to its restitution gains and Albanian police seize tons of cannabis.
By Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, Barbara Frye, and Ky Krauthamer
 
7 April 2014
Hungary’s Fidesz Gets a Landslide, Separatists Seize Buildings in Eastern Ukraine

Plus, Russia and Kyiv spar over a gas price hike and NATO will likely shore up forces in Poland.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Annabel Lau, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
 
1 April 2014
Russia, U.S. Face Off Over Transdniester, Polish Disabled Activists in Parliament Protest

Plus, plans for a resort on a pristine Black Sea beach divide Bulgarian public opinion, and Abkhazia opens its doors to ethnic kin fleeing the Syrian crisis. 

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Marketa Horazna, and Ky Krauthamer
 
SK Tavriya
27 March 2014
Albania Arrests Suspected Jihadist Recruiters, Crimean Soccer Teams Switch Allegiance

Plus, a long-lost treasure returns to Hungary, and the long, strange life of Central European anti-Semitism.

By Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 
21 March 2014
The Baltics Get A U.S. Guarantee, Poland Speeds up Missile Defense

Plus, Armenia aims to compile a list of 1915-1916 victims and Mongolian websites get a moral scrubbing.

By Barbara Frye, Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
 
18 March 2014
EU’s East Eyes Cost of Russian Sanctions, German State Strengthens Polish Border

Plus, Bulgaria takes on foreign energy companies in a row over subsidies and Ukraine may join a new NATO-led brigade.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 
17 March 2014
'We Were Stupid'

A leading Polish intellectual who fought against the old regime says his generation focused too much on freedom with little thought to issues of social solidarity and inequality. From Gazeta Wyborcza.

By Grzegorz Sroczynski
 

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