Central Europe & Baltics

18 October 2018
A Crisis of Liberal Democracy? Not on the Local Level

Local elections in the Czech Republic and Poland demonstrate that not all is lost.

By Martin Ehl
16 October 2018
Hungary Homelessness Ban Takes Effect

New law allows authorities to destroy rough sleepers’ possessions and order them to do public service.

10 October 2018
Politics, Gender Key Triggers for Online Abuse in Poland

New IPI report examines newsroom measures for protecting journalists from digital harassment.

By The International Press Institute
5 October 2018
Ukraine, Hungary Expel Diplomats in Passport Dispute Premium

Kyiv calls on Budapest to refrain from ‘unfriendly steps’ as a diplomatic row over the Hungarian minority deepens.

4 October 2018
The Nation State is Obsolete Premium

The hundreds of hackers gathering in Prague this week will see firsthand how the city’s crypto-anarchists are building a new social order, and how their movement is growing.

By Wasse Jonkhans
4 October 2018
Estonian Dirty Money Scandal Balloons Premium

More than a trillion dollars flowed into and out of the Baltic country over an eight-year period.



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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.

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