Does the latest political move by Slovakia’s foreign minister place him more firmly in the frame for a presidential bid? Why is Miroslav Lajcak hesitating?
Andrej Babis is also defending his actions last year when his son mysteriously turned up in Russian-controlled Crimea.
Though Slovaks’ living standards are improving, their financial planning lags behind, with most opting for property ownership but not for any additional investments.
One hundred years since the end of World War I is an ambiguous anniversary for many in Central Europe, where statehood and identity have long been subject to integration or empire.
Calling celibacy a ‘festering wound,’ Catholic priest argues that it should be voluntary.
Nationalist paramilitaries are also on the rise in the Czech Republic, spy agency claims.
Many Russians still believe the massive show of force was justified in order to stave off a NATO incursion.
Slovaks are asking how a Russian biker club close to Vladimir Putin was able to open a branch in their country in a compound shared with a paramilitary group.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.