Conflict & Diplomacy

11 January 2019
Croatian Rain Falls on Bosnian Parade Premium

Bosniaks and Croatian war veterans irate over Croatian ambassador’s visit to the Bosnian Serb capital.

4 January 2019
New Year Brings Uptick in Ukraine Fighting Premium

Moscow slaps new sanctions on Kyiv, rejects Franco-German call to release detained sailors.

31 December 2018
Best of TOL for 2018 Premium
Our favorite stories of the year.
20 December 2018
A Tale of Two Metaphors: Writing the EU in Symbols Premium

What happens when you ask writers to come up with a metaphor for the EU? World-building and metaphors are their work, after all.

By Boyko Vassilev
19 December 2018
Signs of Life in Karabakh Peace Process Premium

Armenia’s government looks nothing like its predecessors, and its stance on the slow-burning conflict with Azerbaijan is evolving.

14 December 2018
For Czechs, Good Times May Not Last Premium

Despite vibrant economic growth and unemployment rates at their lowest in over two decades, there’s a lot to worry about.

By David S. Jackson
5 December 2018
Serbia Tries to Rally Support Against Creation of Kosovo Army Premium

Belgrade is looking for international allies ahead of mid-December vote, arguing that a new military could be used against Serbian minority in Kosovo.

4 December 2018
Ukraine Raids Russian-Affiliated Churches Premium

Recently captured Ukrainian sailors have been sent to Moscow to face charges of illegal border crossing.

30 November 2018
Ukraine Clamps Down on Russians In Wake of Kerch Strait Incident Premium

Ukraine’s slowly reviving economy could take a serious setback if Russian closure of Azov Sea continues.

29 November 2018
Ukraine’s ‘Invisible’ Volunteer Fighters

Volunteer soldiers from the contact line in eastern Ukraine are preparing for demobilization, and an uncertain future. From Hromadske International.



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