30 September 2015
German Gov’t Wants Balkan States Declared 'Safe Countries'

Some 40 percent of asylum applications to Germany this year are from Western Balkans. 

24 September 2015
Western Balkans, My Love

Serbia’s prime minister wants to be the engine of regional reconciliation. But is that possible for the ex-hardcore nationalist?

By Uffe Andersen
10 September 2015
Stabbing of Serb in Kosovo Stirs Tensions in Wake of Autonomy Deal
Serbian Government Office condemns ‘atmosphere of lynching’ and Pristina’s ‘inaction.’
13 August 2015
Russian Supermodel in Row Over Disabled Sister’s Ouster, Turkmenistan Bars Horse Expert From Leaving Premium
Plus, Belarus censors distance-learning packet sent to political prisoner, and witness protection among new Kosovo court’s biggest challenges
By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin
12 August 2015
Russia Puts Screws on Small Farmers, Belarus Tries to Cope With Ukrainian Migrants Premium

Plus, WWF releases 50,000 baby Danube sturgeons in effort to save the endangered fish, and Serbia and Kosovo recognize each other’s car insurance schemes.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
10 August 2015
Croatia, Kosovo Refuse Joint War Holiday With Serbia, Vilnius Says Moscow Planned Crimea Grab in 2013 Premium

Plus, Russian state media whistleblowers allege a Kremlin-directed propaganda campaign, and a journalist dies after being attacked in Azerbaijan.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu and Evgeny Deulin
4 August 2015
Kosovo Lawmakers Approve War Crimes Court, Ukrainian Exiles Seek Ouster of Kyiv Government Premium

Plus, Russian shoppers get a welcome break from high food prices, and archeologists map the site of the demolished Great Synagogue of Vilnius.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
28 July 2015
Fear of the Unknown Premium

Central Europeans have much more experience being emigrants than welcoming immigrants.

By Martin Ehl
27 July 2015
Russia Set to Veto MH17 Resolution, Orban Lashes Out at Refugees, European Left Premium
Plus, a detained Azerbaijani journalist appears in court, and Serbia vows to keep Kosovo out of UNESCO.
By Timothy Spence
24 July 2015
Czech Pol Jailed in Corruption Case, Lugansk Rebels Claim to Find U.S. Weapons Cache Premium

Plus, Moldova’s whistleblowing education chief is tipped for prime minister, and Kosovo arrests a high-ranking judge.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin



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