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14 June 2019
Around the Bloc – 14 June
The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: Albanian fake news price list; Zelenskiy’s party tops the polls; women drivers in Chechnya; a summit in Bishkek; and the sweet smell of ancient burials.
 
13 June 2019
Around the Bloc – 13 June

The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: Soviet ships parked in China; Poland to get more American soldiers; a big party in Kosovo; foreign landlords in Romania; and Latvia takes a new look at Jewish restitution.

 
12 June 2019
Around the Bloc – 12 June
The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: Chechen activist released early; a new online dictionary for Kosovo; Eurasia more at peace; less-known tourist gems; and in bed with Stalin.
 
11 June 2019
Around the Bloc – 11 June

The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: Dardanians record historic win; Romanian garbage fears; Russian journalist faces drug charges; Albania’s political deadlock grows; and why Eastern Europeans shouldn’t play with matches.

 
10 June 2019
Around the Bloc – 10 June

The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: Moldova on the brink; Austro-Hungarian memories; mandatory religion classes in Azerbaijan; protests greet Kazakh election; and Chernobyl, part 2.

 
7 June 2019
Around the Bloc - 7 June

The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. D-Day in Russia; media in Uzbekistan; ‘pink slime’ in Estonia; Czech beer in Bosnia; and Dracula’s cannonballs in Bulgaria.

 
6 June 2019
Around the Bloc - 6 June
The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: Xi’s visit to Russia; riot in Bosnian migrant center; Bulgaria buys U.S. jets; Slovenian hatmaking; Lithuanian baby race.
 
5 June 2019
Around the Bloc - 5 June

The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: The Hague arbitrates between Russia and Ukraine; Moldova’s uncertain political future; a controversial Polish award recipient; large protests in Prague; economic slowdown expected throughout the region.

 
4 June 2019
Around the Bloc - 4 June
The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: death toll in Budapest boat crash rises; ‘Rocketman’ fails to take off with Russian authorities; going organic in Albania; a presidential pardon in Uzbekistan; and fading memories of Sobibor.
 
3 June 2019
Around the Bloc - 3 June
The important, interesting, or just downright quirky news from TOL’s coverage region. Today: Pope’s visit to Romania; EC scrutinizes Lithuanian energy deal; Russian prison celebrations; Azeri Airlines postpones Bowings; and PiS diversifies its electorate.
 

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