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The story of a factory worker from a small city in Moravia is yet another example of the power of the EU’s Erasmus program to change lives.
The war in Ukraine has forced the countries of the Visegrad Four to take their defensive capabilities – and shortcomings – more seriously, but that comes with much risk. From the German Marshall Fund.
Despite polls showing overwhelming support for the war, some observers argue that the dominant mood is rather one of indifference.
As Sofia-Moscow ties tumble to historic lows, what next for Bulgaria’s Russophiles?
A Hungarian photographer captures the visual record of the brutality of the post-war period, slowly fading from memory. From Telex.hu.
No water is yet flowing through the turbines at the Dabar hydroelectric plant in Bosnia, but environmental experts warn that the project’s completion would be catastrophic.
A new arts, culture, and lifestyle magazine launches with a mission to give an impetus to subcultural creativity in Sarajevo, a city not yet known for it.
Always a sensitive topic, the removal of Soviet memorials has returned to prominence after the start of Russia’s war against Ukraine.
Czech organizations are providing psychological help to Ukrainian refugees, but the needs are great.
A Russian artist-activist on trying to build a safe environment for forcibly deported Ukrainian children. From Meduza.
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