Poland

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
 
4 May 2015
Fighting Flares in Ukraine, More Bad News for Media in Ex-Soviet Region

Plus, Albania’s parliament votes to open secret police files, and Russia’s Night Wolves ride into Germany.

By Timothy Spence
 
27 April 2015
Nazarbaev Wins Fifth Term in Astana, Armenia Marks Genocide Centenary

Plus, Putin says U.S. spies backed Islamic rebels in the North Caucasus, and Poland plans to block a Russian motorcycle gang.

By Timothy Spence
 
24 April 2015
Balkan Gas Corridor Unveiled, Chechen Leader Threatens Russian Police

Plus, the Macedonia tapes scandal reveals a twisted media scene, and Poland accelerates its military buildup.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
20 April 2015
U.S. ‘Sorry’ for Polish Holocaust Remark, Serb Leader Visits Srebrenica Memorial

Plus, the UN warns of a rising civilian toll in eastern Ukraine, and rights advocates want more pressure on Baku ahead of the first European Games.

By Timothy Spence
 

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