Conflict & Diplomacy

26 March 2018
Moldovans Rally for Unification with Romania Premium

As the centennial of the “Great Union” approaches, the issue continues to divide people on both sides of the border.

 
23 March 2018
Thus Spoke the Patriarch Premium

Contentious remarks during a visit of the Russian Orthodox patriarch to Sofia brought into question aspects of Bulgaria’s centuries-old, love-hate relationship with Russia.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
22 March 2018
Superpower Chess Games in Central Asia Premium

Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow.

 
20 March 2018
War Hero Accused of Plotting to Destroy Ukrainian Parliament Premium
Nadezhda Savchenko fires back, says government is responsible for the disasters in the east, plans presidential run.
 
20 March 2018
Albania Busts Human Smuggling Ring Premium

Clients paid up to $30,000 for fake documents and travel to the U.S. and Canada.

 
15 March 2018
When States Kill Premium

There can be no doubt who poisoned Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury on 4 March. The interesting question is why.

By Peter Rutland
 
14 March 2018
Bulgaria Fires Back Over Erdogan’s Provocative Comments Premium
The Turkish president’s remark about “victims and oppressed brothers” in the Balkans rankles in the former Ottoman colonies.
 
Giorgi Kvirikashvili
13 March 2018
Georgian Prime Minister Reaches Out to Russia Premium
Moscow welcomes overture to improve bilateral relations, but says the death of a Georgian national in South Ossetia should not be part of the conversation.
 
12 March 2018
Ukrainian Negotiator Named in Big Terror Plot Premium

Kyiv also reportedly believes pro-Russian groups in the country are using cryptocurrency to support rebels.

 

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