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Around the Bloc: Former French Diplomat Eyes Georgian Presidency
Just over a month before elections, the serious contenders in a large field of candidates are jostling to the front.  
20 September 2018

Around the Bloc: Russian Gubernatorial Election Overturned 
Far Eastern vote marred by ballot-stuffing and other violations, elections chief says.
20 September 2018

Around the Bloc: Manafort Documents Reveal Smear Campaign Against Tymoshenko
The Yanukovych consultant worked with an Israeli official on the scheme, U.S. indictment says.
19 September 2018

Around the Bloc: Azeri, Armenian Leaders Enlist Sons in Karabakh Conflict
Nikol Pashinyan lauds son’s decision to serve on the front line, declares Karabakh should be part of Armenia.
19 September 2018

Around the Bloc: Danish Bank Chief Resigns as Estonian ‘Laundromat’ Scandal Grows
Bank says it knew of suspiciously large transactions involving Russian clients of its Estonian operation.
19 September 2018

Society: Congress of Controversies
As Moldova finishes hosting the anti-LGBT World Congress of Families, many are still wondering about the financing of the event and the affiliation with the president. From Ziarul de Garda.
18 September 2018

Around the Bloc: U.S. Defense Chief Urges ‘Yes’ Vote in Macedonia Referendum
Jim Mattis accuses Russia of trying to scuttle deal with Greece.
18 September 2018

Around the Bloc: Poland in More Hot Water Over Judicial Reforms
Warsaw could be hit with further EU sanctions this week, reports say.
18 September 2018


Ukrainian Investigators Pore Over Manafort Indictment
U.S. authorities have so far not responded to Kyiv’s request for cooperation, Ukrainian prosecutor complains.
1 November 2017

Georgian Prime Minister Resigns Over ‘Disagreements’ With Ruling Party Head
After a month of protests, Giorgi Kvirikashvilli’s departure paves the way for a new Georgian Dream government.
14 June 2018