Conflict & Diplomacy

2 July 2018
Russia, Belarus, and Turkmenistan Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders in the World Premium

U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.

 
2 July 2018
Belarusian Holocaust Memorial Sheds Light on Neglected History Premium

After decades of keeping silent about the largest World War II-era concentration camp on its territory, Belarus unveils memorial in Maly Trostenets.

 
29 June 2018
Anxious Days on the Azov Sea Premium

Russia deploys more naval ships and steps up stop-and-search of Ukrainian cargo vessels.

 
27 June 2018
Number of People Disappearing in Turkmen Prisons Increases Premium

Meanwhile, Kazakhstan almost sees a rare opposition protest.

 
27 June 2018
EU Launches Unprecedented Hearing Against Poland Over Judicial Reforms Premium

A recent report from human rights organization Amnesty International has also criticized Poland for a ‘climate of uncertainty and fear.’

 
25 June 2018
European Leaders Send Mixed Messages on Migration Premium

Albania, North Africa could host vetting centers as EU seeks to outsource processing of potential refugees.

 
22 June 2018
If We Want to Be Like Romania, We Should Join NATO

The Moldovan government took a big step yesterday, approving a plan to eliminate conscription, but does the country really need a professional army? From Ziarul de Garda, a news and analysis site.

 
20 June 2018
The Balkan Love Affair With Guns Premium

The turmoil of the 1990s has left a lasting mark on the region in the form of high levels of gun ownership.

 
20 June 2018
Uzbekistan’s Afghan Peace Overture Premium

Officials have made direct contact with the Taliban as a prelude to peace talks.

 
19 June 2018
Migrants Surge Through New Balkan Routes Premium

Bosnian police shut down a border crossing on Monday to stop migrants from entering neighboring Croatia.

 

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