14 October 2010
The Holiest of Water

A bizarre joint enterprise is the latest step in Russian officials’ intimate dance with the church.

By Galina Stolyarova
13 October 2010
Mad Men in the Castle Premium

Visitors to Prague are told tales of the Castle’s strange and mysterious past. Czechs don’t need to be told of the weird things that go on there now.

By Katerina Safarikova
8 October 2010
Medvedev’s Big Brotherly Talk Premium

With relations between Russia and Belarus at an all-time low, what lies behind Medvedev’s tongue-lashing to the leader of “our closest ally”?

8 October 2010
Kyrgyz Democracy’s Narrowing Window of Opportunity Premium
On 10 October Kyrgyzstan will elect a new parliament on a new constitutional basis. There may not be many more opportunities for the country to pull out of the cycle of violent regime change.
By Bakyt Beshimov
7 October 2010
God Studies

A debate about religious education in Bulgaria takes in children’s souls, the church’s prestige, and the country’s ethical standards.

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By Boyko Vassilev


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