Slovakia

11 November 2014
In Search of Lost Time

Overcome with nostalgia for the wonder of 25 years ago, our columnist offers his own definition of ‘transformation fatigue.’

By Martin Ehl
 
5 November 2014
Ukrainian Cease-fire Under Threat, Resignations Rock Georgian Government

Plus, a Bosnian court strikes down the ‘two schools under one roof’ policy, and Washington ups the ante in its high-stakes influence game with Budapest.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson and Will Sandeman
 
15 October 2014
Serbia-Albania Soccer Game Ends in Chaos, Russia and Abkhazia Mull Closer Ties

Plus, Washington offers to mediate row between Croatia and Hungary’s biggest energy company, and refugees at a notorious camp in Montenegro scuffle over access to housing and aid.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
 
Stefan Füle
17 September 2014
Crimean Tatar Assembly Raided, Ukraine Legislators Back EU Pact

Plus, three countries are faulted over Roma polices, and an appeal to help Uzbekistan leader’s detained daughter. 

By Timothy Spence
 
9 September 2014
Ukraine's Balkan Lesson Premium
Central European leaders should know better the perils of appeasement.
By Martin Ehl
 
3 September 2014
Signs of Hope in Ukraine Conflict, Georgia Looks to Boost Food Exports

Plus, Ukraine breathes a sigh of relief as Slovak gas pipeline opens, and Serbian Orthodox renew feud with Macedonian brethren.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 
27 August 2014
Putin Talks Trade at Peace Summit, Hungary’s Orban Aims to End Immigration

Plus, Russia’s oil tsar wins another lawsuit and major Czech and Slovak utilities could merge.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
 
26 August 2014
Playing the Big Family Card Premium
The latest in Central Europe’s attempts to boost the birth rate don’t go far enough, but they’re better than nothing.
By Martin Ehl
 
20 August 2014
Are Sanctions the Visegrad Four’s Last Straw? Premium

The grouping of Central European countries has been strained before, but this time feels different.

By Katerina Safarikova
 
4 August 2014
Nationalism Beyond the Parades

A traveling exhibition explores the personal dimension of a phenomenon usually associated with the public square.

By Peter Rutland
 

TOL PROMOTION

Call for Videos: Where Have the Winds of Change Blown You?

For most people in TOL’s coverage regions, life changed fundamentally 25 years ago. For good or ill, they are leading lives few could have anticipated before the fall of communism or the Berlin Wall.

We’d like to hear some of those stories. We’re looking for short videos of your reminiscences or of how you’ve fared since. Of your triumphs or disappointments. How have the events of late 1989 shaped your life? Click here for more information and submissions guidelines.

DEADLINE - November 24, 2014.

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