Central Europe & Baltics

cartoon free speech
11 December 2009
Fast-Forward, Rewind Premium
The past two decades have seen greater, if incomplete, media freedom in parts of the post-communist world, while the press in much of the former Soviet Union remains as handcuffed as ever.
By Christopher Walker
10 December 2009
Politics Killed the Radio Stars Premium
A controversial awarding of two broadcasting licenses quiets popular radio stations and provokes roars of outrage.
By Peter Murphy
Balint Szlanko

9 December 2009
Closed for Business? Premium
It’s a sad state of affairs when Hungary, of all countries, can get labeled anti-foreign investment. But the worries are not entirely misplaced.
By Balint Szlanko
8 December 2009
The Kitchen Revolution Premium

Since 1989, post-communist choice and pre-communist tradition have changed the way Central and Eastern Europe eat. A TOL special report.

By Michael J. Jordan
26 November 2009
Child Write-Offs

The Czech education system is knowingly turning out thousands of unemployable young people. From Respekt.

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By Michal Komarek


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