Poland

6 October 2014
Catholics First?

A right-wing fringe blogger ignites debate in Poland over the role of personal religious faith in public education.

By Wojciech Kosc
 
25 September 2014
Turkmenistan’s 'Medieval' Prison Exposed, Ukraine Reporter Threatened

Plus, Belgrade's Gay Pride Parade may finally happen, and Uzbekistani activists and journalists get special passports.

By S. Adam Cardais, Anders Ryehauge, and Klein Aleardi
 
23 September 2014
Two Who Will Be Missed Premium

Eastern Europeans especially should regret the departure of Carl Bildt and Radek Sikorski from the diplomatic stage.

By Martin Ehl
 
22 September 2014
Ukraine Economic News Is All Bad, IMF Holds Bosnia’s Fiscal Feet to the Fire

Plus, Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania strengthen defense ties, and work starts on a key Russia-bypassing gas pipeline.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
19 September 2014
Kyiv Gets Aid and Promises from Washington, Sikorski Gets the Boot

Plus, Bulgaria is accused of abusing Syrian asylum seekers, and Turkmenistani troops stake out turf in Afghanistan. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu and Anders Ryehauge
 
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11 September 2014
Estonia Hires Pussy Riot Lawyers for Abducted Agent; OSCE Blasts Uzbekistan Law on Bloggers

Plus, Gazprom reportedly cuts exports to Poland, and two Bosnian ministers are nabbed in a tax raid. 

By Timothy Spence
 
9 September 2014
Ukraine's Balkan Lesson Premium
Central European leaders should know better the perils of appeasement.
By Martin Ehl
 
5 September 2014
Ceasefire in Ukraine as NATO Ups Pressure on Russia

Plus, Bosnia rounds up suspected jihadists and Poland’s ruling party vets adepts to be the next premier.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
4 September 2014
Businesses in Central, Eastern Europe Hit by Ukraine Conflict, Montenegro Reports Surge in Human Smuggling

Plus, the EU takes a wait-and-see approach to the Putin-Poroshenko peace framework, and Crimea’s political leader says gays are not wanted.

By Timothy Spence and TOL staff
 
1 September 2014
Donald Tusk Tapped to Head EU Leaders’ Council, Confusion Over Putin’s Use of the S-word

Plus, Croatia warns ex-Yugoslav neighbors to cooperate on wartime disappeared and Skopje’s retro makeover rolls on, whatever the cost.

By Piers Lawson, Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu and Anders Ryehauge
 

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