Around the Bloc

Volodymyr Zelenskiy
23 April 2019
Moscow Extends Cautious Welcome to Ukraine’s President-Elect

Few in Russian political circles will lose any sleep over incumbent Petro Poroshenko’s humiliating defeat.

Pankisi gorge
23 April 2019
Georgian Mountaineers Brawl With Police Over Dam Plan

Authorities want to exploit Caucasus gorge’s hydropower potential but face growing local opposition.

19 April 2019
154 Films in Search of an Audience, in Kosovo and Beyond

How do you grow the local film industry in a country with just three year-round cinemas?

19 April 2019
Polish ‘Fort Trump’ Could Become Reality

Warsaw seeks a permanent American base on its soil. Meanwhile, it’s generously funding far-right self-defense groups.

18 April 2019
Gazprom Ends Boycott of Turkmen Gas

Though modest, the deal brings a rare ray of hope for Turkmenistan’s shrinking state finances.

18 April 2019
Russian Death Squad in Custody, Ukraine Spy Chief Claims

Dramatic announcement could boost Petro Poroshenko’s standing days before the presidential runoff.

17 April 2019
Romania Read the Riot Act

European Commission makes clear that time is running out before severe consequences, including suspension of voting rights.

16 April 2019
Confusion in Bishkek as President’s Rival Cancels Homecoming

Omurbek Babanov earlier said he would address supporters in mass rally despite the charges against him.

16 April 2019
Mirjana Markovic, Milosevic’s Partner in Life and Power, Dies at 76

Slobodan Milosevic’s widow wielded great influence in her own right and faced allegations of complicity in liquidating his critics.

16 April 2019
Poroshenko Doubles Down on Zelenskiy ‘Puppet’ Claim

The challenger is far ahead in the polls but his isolation from the public he claims to serve may prove his undoing.




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