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FEATURES AND COLUMNS

MIDDLE EUROPA
A Hard Sell
The Poles, like the Hungarians before them, are trying to figure out how to improve their image abroad. It won’t be easy.
By Martin Ehl

AROUND THE BLOC

April 11
Ukrainian Premier to Step Aside
Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s replacement will inherit a battered economy, rising violence in the Donbas.

Turkmen Leader Sacks Economy Chiefs
GDP growth has slowed under the impact of falling energy prices and economic downturn in Russia and China.

Hundreds Hurt as Migrants Clash With Macedonian Police
Thousands remain in tents on the Greek-Macedonia border, unable to move north and unwilling to relocate elsewhere in Greece.

April 12

Zhirinovsky for Eternity
Controversial Russian nationalist politician cast in bronze.

Romania Looks to Public to Fund Art
Government launching a donation drive to help pay for classic Brancusi sculpture.

The Baltics Versus Russian Media
Latvians bans another Russian media outlet while Estonia says it will just monitor, for now, and Lithuania is the victim of a cyberattack.

FROM THE TOL ARCHIVE – EDITORS’ PICK

Poroshenko Names Potential New Ukrainian Premiers
Embattled premier Arseniy Yatsenyuk may be replaced by his finance minister in a technocrat gov’t, or by Lviv’s mayor.
By Ky Krauthamer and Katerina Glacnerova

Stalin, Restored
With a new government in power in Georgia, monuments to the Soviet strongman and native son are finding their way back home.
By Tamar Kikacheishvili

Russian Teens Taught ‘Telegony’
Schoolchildren shown video blaming US for corrupting girls, urging boys to marry virgins to avoid being cuckolded.
By Brian Kenety

Balkans Slam Doors on Migrants
Would-be asylum seekers lacking valid documents could be stranded.
By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu

 

FEATURES AND COLUMNS

MIDDLE EUROPA
A Hard Sell
The Poles, like the Hungarians before them, are trying to figure out how to improve their image abroad. It won’t be easy.
By Martin Ehl

AROUND THE BLOC

April 11
Ukrainian Premier to Step Aside
Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s replacement will inherit a battered economy, rising violence in the Donbas.

Turkmen Leader Sacks Economy Chiefs
GDP growth has slowed under the impact of falling energy prices and economic downturn in Russia and China.

Hundreds Hurt as Migrants Clash With Macedonian Police
Thousands remain in tents on the Greek-Macedonia border, unable to move north and unwilling to relocate elsewhere in Greece.

April 12

Zhirinovsky for Eternity
Controversial Russian nationalist politician cast in bronze.

Romania Looks to Public to Fund Art
Government launching a donation drive to help pay for classic Brancusi sculpture.

The Baltics Versus Russian Media
Latvians bans another Russian media outlet while Estonia says it will just monitor, for now, and Lithuania is the victim of a cyberattack.

FROM THE TOL ARCHIVE – EDITORS’ PICK

Poroshenko Names Potential New Ukrainian Premiers
Embattled premier Arseniy Yatsenyuk may be replaced by his finance minister in a technocrat gov’t, or by Lviv’s mayor.
By Ky Krauthamer and Katerina Glacnerova

Stalin, Restored
With a new government in power in Georgia, monuments to the Soviet strongman and native son are finding their way back home.
By Tamar Kikacheishvili

Russian Teens Taught ‘Telegony’
Schoolchildren shown video blaming US for corrupting girls, urging boys to marry virgins to avoid being cuckolded.
By Brian Kenety

Balkans Slam Doors on Migrants
Would-be asylum seekers lacking valid documents could be stranded.
By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu