Around the Bloc

19 February 2019
Juncker, Soros Targets of Budapest’s New Anti-EU Campaign

The European Commission head says Viktor Orban is an 'origin of fake news.'

19 February 2019
Pashinyan Launches Ambitious Economic Reform Roadmap
Despite rapid growth, Armenia’s economy remains puny compared to even the poorest EU countries.
19 February 2019
Russian Business Rocked by Arrest of U.S. Investor

Baring Vostok founder Michael Calvey, his French partner, and four others held on embezzlement charges.

18 February 2019
Uzbekistan Bond Sale Off to Good Start

Following a trail blazed by Tajikistan, Tashkent has the advantage of a more open economy.

18 February 2019
Ukraine Strips Russian-Aligned Bishop of Citizenship

The harsh action against an intransigent cleric moves a religious dispute squarely into the political arena.

18 February 2019
Central European Summit in Jerusalem Called Off

Benjamin Netanyahu hoped to cement ties with fellow nationalists, boost campaign for European recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

15 February 2019
Moscow Region Is Election Fraud Hotspot, Observers Say
Independent poll watchers uncover evidence of ballot stuffing, multiple voting, and inflated turnout figures in last year’s gubernatorial votes.
15 February 2019
Belarusian Editor’s Trial Under Scrutiny

After a period of relative calm, the Lukashenka regime is again making life extremely difficult for independent journalists.

15 February 2019
Facebook Enters Moldovan Electoral Fray

Ruling party, opposition clash over social media giant’s allegations of government involvement in misleading political posts.

14 February 2019
Anonymous Russian Facial ID Makers Face Lawsuit

Russia’s biggest social network says the tool mined huge numbers of profiles without consent of their owners.



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