Featured stories about Eastern & Central Europe
What's next for the #Euromaidan movement? Protests and bloodshed led to the fall of a corrupt president. But now, as Russia looms with military might and Crimea considers succession, there are endless unanswered questions about Ukraine's future political moves and relationship to the European Union.
- Ukraine's Activists Debunk Russian Myths on Crimea 5 March 2014
- Ukrainian Journalists Take Regime's Corruption Public With YanukovychLeaks 2 March 2014
- Iran Watches Ukraine With Envy and Dismay 25 February 2014
- From Kiev to Moscow: Russia's Tired Protest Antics 25 February 2014
Latest stories about Eastern & Central Europe
7 March 2014
"Great. Between telling stories of a decaying, homo-fascist Europe, Dmitry Kiselyov is riding a boat around Amsterdam"
5 March 2014
Try to imagine how hopelessly outgunned Ukrainian soldiers now find themselves in the Crimea, where armed militia choke the roads and airports with checkpoints
A March Against Poverty and the open-air "Concert for Dignity" took place on Saturday, March 1 in Skopje with estimates of several hundred up to a thousand participants.
3 March 2014
Prime Minister Medvedev chose an odd venue for his statements on Yanukovich and how he sees Ukraine's current political leadership.
2 March 2014
After Russia deployed its troops and seized the southernmost region of Ukraine, both Ukrainians and Russians took to social networks with messages of shock and anti-war sentiment.
"This is f*cked up guys! War in Ukraine? Putin, have you gone off your f*cking rocker?"/"War to the bitter end! Lets show these "khokhly" with sticks, how and AK-12 works."
1 March 2014
With the Crimea crisis, Twitter feeds overflow and news changes too fast to accommodate longer-form blogging. The most successful way to grab attention might be an old medium: political cartoons.
A Kyrgyz blogger writes about his three-day trip to Kyiv observing everyday life in the city after the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovich.
When it comes to the current unrest in the Crimea, Russian nationalism produces wildly dissimilar views about what Moscow ought to do.
28 February 2014
Macedonia, the most miserable country on earth according to The Economist, will unite in the fight against poverty on March 1, 2014 in Skopje.