Around the Bloc

22 June 2018
Rock Opera in Hungary Laments Treaty of Trianon

Critics say performance will further stoke nationalist feelings, already running high with anti-Soros, anti-migrant legislation passed earlier this week.

22 June 2018
Anti-Government Protests Rock Bucharest for Second Day

Powerful pol found guilty of graft, as his party debates legal changes that could shield corrupt officials.

21 June 2018
Slovak Farmers Demand End to Subsidy Fraud

Protest against lack of transparency in agricultural sector is inspired by the work of a slain journalist.

21 June 2018
Armenia Steps Up Pressure on Old Regime

A prominent Karabakh war veteran faces corruption allegations as the new authorities continue phasing out former government officials.

20 June 2018
The Balkan Love Affair With Guns

The turmoil of the 1990s has left a lasting mark on the region in the form of high levels of gun ownership.

20 June 2018
Workers: Ukraine’s Loss is Poland’s Gain

Poland, long a major source of emigration, is increasingly becoming a magnet for workers from poorer countries to its east.

20 June 2018
Uzbekistan’s Afghan Peace Overture

Officials have made direct contact with the Taliban as a prelude to peace talks.

19 June 2018
Migrants Surge Through New Balkan Routes

Bosnian police shut down a border crossing on Monday to stop migrants from entering neighboring Croatia.

19 June 2018
Two People to Be Prosecuted in Latvian Banking Scandal

Although their names were not mentioned, public TV identified one of them as Bank of Latvia Governor Ilmars Rimsevics.

18 June 2018
The Dark Side of Czech Poverty Stats

Working poor must borrow to make ends meet, leading to a vicious cycle that sends many deep into debt.



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