While this week’s vote indicates that Hungary’s strongman is drifting further away from the mainstream European People’s Party, any defection – forced or voluntary – would puncture his political influence on the continent.
Kazakh government treads a fine line between staying friendly with Beijing and protecting the interests of its co-ethnics in Xinjiang.
Moscow and Kyiv trade accusations of blame for assassination of Donetsk separatist chief.
Despite repeated complaints, Georgia is still preventing Ossetians now based in Russia from visiting the villages where they once lived not so long ago. From JAMnews.
Kyiv plans to respond by strengthening naval and other forces in the Azov Sea.
Israeli Prime Minister’s trip is a sign of warming relations, but also receives criticism for overstating official Vilnius’s efforts to come to terms with the Holocaust.
The tangled history of Turkish-Bulgarian ties shows that crises can often have a bright side.
Many fear the idea of a land swap will destabilize the Western Balkans.
“Jokes on the internet are not extremism,” says Russian human rights council chairman.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.