Central Europe & Baltics

18 January 2018
Pension Cuts Hit Poland’s Communist-Era Security Officials

By chance or design, the cuts will also help the hard-pressed pension system save money.

 
17 January 2018
Estonia Does Battle With Demographic Crisis

Policies put in place at the time of its 2004 EU accession might explain Tallinn’s success in avoiding large population drop-offs similar to those faced by its fellow Baltic neighbors.

 
16 January 2018
Without Fanfare, Hungary Actually Takes In Refugees

Country accepted 1,300 people last year in face of government’s official anti-Muslim and anti-migrant line.

 
Jiri Drahos
15 January 2018
Maverick Czech President Seeks Second Term
Runoff round will pit incumbent Zeman against a scientist with pro-EU leanings.
 
12 January 2018
A Surprising Role Model for European Politicians

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
 

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--  Announcement: Debunking Disinformation: A Training Program for Czech Journalism Students - Become An Expert Fact Checker and Hoax Buster!

 

Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018

The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.

 

Apply or check our website for more info. Deadline is January 31, 2018.

Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.


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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.

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