Landmark event marks a further gesture by the secular authorities to the faith of the majority.
Impact of closing down Alexei Navalny’s foundation is unclear, as the opposition politician is barred from taking part in presidential elections.
The Greek and Macedonian premiers want a quick solution to the endless quarrel, but Greek nationalists are demanding a say.
It’s hardly a secret that Turkmenistan is one of the most unashamedly authoritarian countries in the world. Why do they even bother holding elections?By Donnacha O Beachain and Abel Polese
Attributed to modern masters Kandinsky, Malevich, Goncharova, Larionov, and more, the art has never been shown before.
Reporter banned for avoiding military service had earlier run-ins with assembly speaker.
By chance or design, the cuts will also help the hard-pressed pension system save money.
The ruling Social Democrats retain their hold on power despite a string of scandals and political defeats.
In their new book, two French scholars provide valuable insights on Balkan history over the past 200 years.By John K. Cox
The most important feminist you probably never heard of died in late October, a brave woman still dreaming of a better future.By Kristen R. Ghodsee
How the EU Council president won over Bulgarian hearts and minds during his stay in Sofia, at least for an evening.By BOYKO VASSILEV
Far from being Brussels’ darling, Viktor Orban has, however, endeared himself to some European leaders who admire his pragmatism and political know-how.By MARTIN EHL
Top academics are still debating why the USSR collapsed and whether the West could have done more in the early 1990s to secure a well-functioning democracy in Russia.By PETER RUTLAND
More just a strain on Balkan pockets, roaming charges over EU borders are another example of how deeper regional integration could make everyone’s life easier.By BOYKO VASSILEV
If they prove successful, the newly appointed prime minister’s plans could bring PiS the popularity boost it needs to cement its rule.By MARTIN EHL
In the wrong doses, the stick-and-carrot approach to EU funds for Central Europe might stoke precisely the tendencies that Brussels aims to keep in check.By MARTIN EHL
A decade after its founding, the ‘Sever Bocu’ press museum is making a name among institutions devoted to preserving southeastern European cultural history.By PETER GROSS
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