Central Europe Asks: Turow or Not Turow? test #2
There is a green specter on the horizon. Or is that a green chance?
Around the Bloc
New Hope for North Macedonia’s EU Bid
Plus, Mikhail Khodorkovskyâ€™s group closes down, a generation in Moldova grows up without parents, and more.
European Airlines Denied Permission to Land in Moscow
Plus, Facebook points a finger at Russian trolls, a Czech lawmaker is accused of sexual assault, and more.
Latvia, Belarus Expel Diplomats Over Ice Hockey Tourney Incident
Plus, big prizes for vaccine recipients in Poland, Georgians oppose power plant, and more.
EU to Close Its Airspace to Belarus Traffic Over Journalist’s Arrest
Plus, Poland defies court to keep open a controversial mine, Russia fines Google over YouTube, and more.
Belarus Condemned for Plane Diversion, Journalist’s Arrest
Plus, Poland buys Turkish drones, ethnic Kazakhs are leaving Turkmenistan, and more.
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Crossing the Line?
Mysterious documents raise questions and revive the hot-button issue of Bosniaâ€™s borders.
Summer Is Coming
Bulgaria prepares for seaside holidays and yet another election.
Polandâ€™s ruling party is cooking up still more ways to influence the legal system, but some judges are standing their ground.
The Last Righteous Man
Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party is ready to twist the law â€“ not only to achieve political results but simply to show strength.
Budapest Mayor Aims Higher
Viktor Orbanâ€™s most serious rival jumps into the race for the premiership. From Respekt.
A Summer Headache for Hungarians: Where to Go With Eastern Vaccines?
Prime Minister Orbanâ€™s headlong rush to approve and inoculate Hungarians with vaccines from Russia and China is in danger of backfiring. From BIRN.
Fears Over Turkey’s Looming Exit from Istanbul Convention
Why is the agreement’s first signatory set to be the first to withdraw?
Best of the East
A Czech provincial gallery scores a major coup with a show of Russian modernist painting rarely seen outside the Urals. From Respekt.
Hate Speech Greets Slovak Child Benefit Plan
Politicians flood Facebook with anti-Roma posts and distorted facts about government proposal. From Dennik N.
Solutions Journalism: free online course 2021 with certificate
A team of journalists travels to Belarusian villages to document a dying way of life.