Around the Bloc
Plus, Lithuania sides with Taiwan, an Austrian firm designs an impressive opera house for Crimea, and more.
Plus, the daughter of a former Romanian president gets prison time, Belarus’ Lukashenka stands his ground, and more.
Plus, the U.S. sends military aid to Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan readies a constitutional revamp, and more.
Plus, Hungary’s Orban sends an ultimatum, North Macedonian wire-tappers get prison time, and more.
Plus, Russian diplomats push themselves out of North Korea, Uzbekistan’s corruption-fighting president lives large, and more.
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Three years after a journalist who knew too much paid with his life, the wheels of justice are starting to turn in Slovakia.
How a small town fell in love with a doctor from Iran.
Leaders of the Central European grouping could learn a thing or two from their medieval precursors.
Analysts of the media scene in Central and Eastern Europe trot out their favorite culprits for the sector’s repression, but overall responsibility lies somewhere else.
A bookstore/coffee house in Bucharest is a space for German culture, creative activities, and local gourmet products. From DoR.
Brussels says Czech renewal fund plan lacks a clear focus and fails to set key priorities. From Respekt.
News last week that the U.S. might not sanction German companies that take part in the project doesn’t mean the battle over the pipeline has cooled down. From Clean Energy Wire.
We did a deep dive into disinformation during two election cycles in Bosnia. This is what we found.
China’s efforts to woo Central and Eastern Europe seem to have taken a blow with the lack of fanfare around the 17+1 online summit.
A network of education centers run by young people for young people is helping demolish barriers facing ethnic Azeris in Georgian society.