Analysis


March 18, 2019

Kosovo’s incoherent and badly thought-out foreign policy initiatives are testing the patience of its most important partners, experts warn.

March 18, 2019

Prosecutors want the UN court to give former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic a life sentence for genocide and other crimes this week – but his defence insists the trial was unfair and the final verdict should acquit him.

March 13, 2019

A new breed of far-right groups in Greece is capitalising on popular anger over an historic deal with its northern neighbour.

March 12, 2019

Belgrade has unveiled a tough-sounding law on checking origins of people’s assets as part of a clampdown on corruption – but watchdogs say its loopholes give politician and officials room for manoeuver.

March 11, 2019

As North Macedonia’s government tries to get a law extending the work of the Special Prosecution through parliament, some claim it is making too many political bargains with the main opposition party.

March 11, 2019

Ordinary Turks are feeling the effects of an economic crisis in the form of soaring prices for fruit and vegetables, forcing the government to intervene ahead of local elections.

March 8, 2019

Experts see four possible scenarios for a new ruling alliance in Moldova after last month’s election. Three of them involve the Democratic Party retaining power.

March 8, 2019

Traditionally Russophobic Romania is a hard nut for Kremlin propagandists to crack – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t trying.

March 6, 2019

Serbs are overwhelmingly opposed to joining NATO, but with North Macedonia’s accession, Serbia’s policy of military neutrality could be further tested.

March 5, 2019

Bulgaria risks encountering the same problems that sank South Stream in its haste to host the planned extension of the TurkStream pipeline into Europe.