24 November 2015
An Unlikely Leader in the Making?
Last week the Czech Republic witnessed the emergence of Bohuslav Sobotka as a major new political player.
By Martin Ehl
19 November 2015
V4 Mostly United on EU Issues, Budapest ‘Outlier’ on Russia
Hungary diverges most from its Visegrad Group partners on relations with Russia and the United States.
16 November 2015
Poland’s New Leaders Reject Refugee Quotas
Warsaw wants ‘security guarantees’ before it will take in more migrants, and one top official says refugees should be trained to ‘liberate’ their homeland.
12 November 2015
Far-Right Dominate Poland’s Independence Day March
Tens of thousands of far-right supporters parade through Warsaw chanting anti-immigrant slogans, denouncing EU.
10 November 2015
Corruption Nightmare: Ungovernable Countries Premium
A third of Romania’s political elite face prosecution or are already in jail, a third fear they will be, and a third still think themselves untouchable.
By Martin Ehl

10 November 2015
Poland’s New Premier Names Old-Look Cabinet
New government expected to pump up anti-Russia rhetoric, push for conservative values.
9 November 2015
Teams Begin ‘Nazi Gold Train’ Probe in Poland

Some historians say up to three Nazi trains vanished near today’s Czech border as the Red Army advanced in 1945.

27 October 2015
Who’s Afraid of Big, Bad Jaroslaw? Premium
We shouldn’t be so quick to describe Poland’s new government as a ‘threat to democracy.’
By Martin Ehl
26 October 2015
Poland Surges to the Right

Ex-premier Kaczynski stages a comeback as conservatives trounce Civic Platform.

21 October 2015
Poland’s Conservatives Tipped to Win Big

Law and Justice set to return to power in a Poland divided on social issues such as gay rights.




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