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December 25, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

With two elections next year, Ukraine is facing upheaval on the domestic front. Russia, meanwhile, is shaking up its foreign policy, particularly with the United States, after withdrawing from the […]

Opinion: The hideous face of communism is alive and well in Romania

December 18, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

There is an old line that comes from the days of Romania’s “Socialist realism” style of literary-ideological manipulation: “Th ...

Serbia and Kosovo clash over army at UN Security Council

December 18, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

World powers are discussing Kosovo’s decision to form an army at a UN Security Council session on Monday. Serbia and Russia have strongly p ...

With a rapidly aging population, Germany looks to Balkans for care workers

December 4, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

As Germany’s aging population struggles to find enough care workers, the country’s health minister is mulling funding training programs ab ...

  • Can Poland end its toxic relationship with coal?
    November 23, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Poland’s love affair with coal goes way back. For decades coal was the favorite for energy: mined locally, and cheap. In those days, the environment was pretty low on the […]

  • Romania government crisis deepens amid foreign meddling claims
    November 22, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has partially rejected a cabinet reshuffle proposed by his country’s government. Iohannis, of the National Liberal Party (PNL), cited the current government’s disappointing record, saying he [&h ...