Plus, Lithuania prepares a manual for civilians in wartime, and a Moldovan IS member defends the caliphate.
Plus, uranium smuggling gang nabbed in Moldova and Balkan tech startups learn to thrive in a difficult environment.
Plus, a cross honoring Serbs in Sarajevo is toppled, and a Czech telecom firm pulls an ad that poked at Poles.
Plus, Lukashenka lashes out at a Russian food ban and South Caucasus rivals wage a proxy war over the region’s favorite bread.
Plus, the pope urges Turkey to open doors to Armenia, and a new Russian convoy enters eastern Ukraine.
Russia and the EU are working to help voters make up their minds as they head to the polls this weekend.
Dubbed a ‘public enemy’ for his abrasive methods, activist Oleg Brega is hoping to proclaim his message from a higher platform.
Plus, Lithuania wraps up its probe into the 1991 crackdown and Moldova attacks corruption in preschools.
Plus, a Moldovan newspaper is threatened after an expose of a leading cleric, and Belarus isn’t the worst bully in the neighborhood anymore.
Having failed to influence the Moldovan political elites, Moscow is hoping agricultural sanctions will sour Moldovan swing voters on the EU.
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