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Plus, no more Russian and Chinese vaccines for Hungary, an end to free electricity in northern Kosovo, and more.
Plus, China downgrades ties with Lithuania, U.S. imposes new sanctions on Nord Stream 2, and more.
Plus, migrants back at the Polish-Belarusian border, new coronavirus restrictions in Central Europe, and more.
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A couple of Harvard-educated businessmen score big in Bulgaria’s election but will need some magic glue to make a better future stick.
Riddled by corruption, the fractious ex-Yugoslav state desperately needs a chief prosecutor with integrity and courage.
While some may exaggerate its past role, there’s no question that the internet is giving fits to the current Russian regime, and the Kremlin can’t seem to find an answer.
A Taiwanese delegation’s visit to Prague underscores a mutual commitment to political and economic ties.
‘Every village that vanishes is like a healthy cell leaving the human body.’ A Romanian photographer captures a fading part of Moldovan life. From Ziarul de Garda.
How IT volunteers connected civil society with corporations to deliver computers to needy families during the pandemic.
Unlike other social media, the app is giving a window into the lives of laborers in factories, on farms, in textile workshops, and elsewhere.
A small band of Poles living near the Belarus border braves the primeval forest to help migrants in dire straits. From Respekt.
Access to public documents in Kosovo: Verbal refusal and administrative silence.
Serbia keeps touting the country’s progress in aligning itself with EU foreign policy, but real gains won’t happen with Kosovo on the agenda.
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