U.S. President Donald Trump's siding with Russia at the Helsinki summit could spell bad news for Central Europe and the Balkans, where Moscow's influence is already conspicuous.
The arrest of a German journalist in Romania in connection to his work is a bellwether of the harassment whistleblowers face in Central and Eastern Europe.
Attempts to bend – and even break – the judicial system throughout Central Europe do not bode well for the future of the sector’s independence in the region.
The World Cup points to Balkan issues that could still muddle European integration.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski’s recent disappearance from the political scene shows the impending disaster caused by such centralized rule.
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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.