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Amid recent heightened talk about the possibilities a Czech exit from the European Union or a referendum about it, a survey of five Central Europe countries has sought to gauge how positive local populations are towards the European concept. Photo: European Commission The main takeaway headline ...
The Eurasian Economic Commission approved two mysterious devices for Apple this week, which could be new, yet unseen iPads, as spotted by the French outlet Consomac. It's the first time the EEC, which executes business decisions for the Eurasian Union, has approved Apple's devices, so it's unclear ...

To the Editor: On the wall in my office is a 1996 photograph taken in Budapest. Among the 10 portrayed facing the camera are a former president of Hungary, Arpad Goncz; Louis Freeh, then the F.B.I. director; Janet Reno, then the attorney general; and me. We were celebrating the first anniversary of the ...
7 Wild Wines from Central Europe You Need to Czech Out Now. One of these wines tastes like a gin and tonic--and it's the best cocktail I've had all year. February 20, 2018. By Marissa A. Ross. facebook · Pinterest · twitter · email. central-Europe-wines-lede.jpg. Photo by Marissa A. Ross. Let me take a wild guess here and ...
Germany is a reluctant leader within the EU, even more so in external affairs. Nevertheless, it has become clear that Balkan leaders look to Berlin, rather than Brussels or other European capitals. With a new coalition government on the horizon, it is important that Germany expends some political capital on bringing the ...
Russia's Embassy in the United States has accused Washington of inspiring 'pogroms' in Eastern Europe after violent anti-Russian demonstrations swept the capital of Ukraine. Dozens of Ukrainian nationalists smashed windows and vandalized the buildings of two Russian-owned banks and one ...

And civil society in Eastern Europe is not just weaker than in the West; it is also more focused on areas such as charity, religion, and leisure, rather than social issues or politics. Finally, Eastern European populists' success is rooted not only in frustrated voters' economic concerns, as seems to be true in ...
Since Hungary launched the first film incentive scheme in Eastern Europe in 2004 -- which now offers up to 30 percent refunds on local spend for productions taking advantage of its studios and locations -- nearly all other territories in the area have introduced their own schemes, realizing that the halcyon ...
The Roma of Europe have long been persecuted and excluded from the societies they've lived in. The ethnic group originated from northwestern India and migrated to Europe in the eighth and tenth centuries A.D. They were specifically targeted during the holocaust and saw one quarter of their population ...
Eastern European populism differs from that in the West in important ways, owing to the region's weak liberal tradition, which translates into ineffective checks and balances on government and shallow support for institutions such as freedom of expression and independent courts. Sławomir Sierakowski, the ...
Exclusive market research insights on the major topics defining the beauty industry in Eastern Europe. We got an expert's perspective on Eastern European markets, looking at how they are impacting the wider EMEA and global industry. Here, we consider growing concern over the side effects of beauty ...
In this month's regional market series, gasworld Business intelligence focuses on Eastern Europe. The region has experienced better growth than its Western neighbour, chiefly due to the fact many more emerging markets are found in the East. Even in the face of sustained geopolitical challenges - Air ...
There are major concerns over Russia's influence in Eastern Europe. Bosnia-Herzegovina remains a deeply divided country despite a decades-old peace agreement that ended a brutal war in the Balkans. The nation remains split between a Bosnian Serb Republic and a Muslim-Croat federation.
To be able to effectively confront external security threats, the post-Soviet Eastern Partnership countries should overcome domestic problems and succeed in reforms - confirms a new survey of experts from Central and Eastern Europe. February 16, 2018 - Maksym Khylko Oleksandr Tytarchuk - Articles and Commentary.
ClujHub expands with a new office in Cluj, whose works will be finished this spring. The new office will be situated in the commercial center Central and will become the biggest co-work and events space in Eastern Europe, dedicated to creatives, innovative businesses, as well as workshops held by ...
Exclusive market research insights on the major topics defining the beauty industry in Eastern Europe. We got an expert's perspective on Eastern European markets, looking at how they are impacting the wider EMEA and global industry. Here, we consider growing concern over the side effects of beauty ...
Eastern Europe shuns petition for pan-EU MEP candidates. Almost 9,000 people from the UK signed a petition to support so-called transnational lists, allowing MEP candidates to receive votes from more than one EU country. If this system were ever adopted, it would be after Brexit (Photo: sgoldswo).

Here, we consider growing concern over the side effects of beauty and personal care products being seen in Ukraine. We got an expert's perspective on Eastern European markets, looking at how they are impacting the wider EMEA and global industry - or in Ukraine's case, staying very locally-focussed.
MILAN: Central and Eastern Europe registered a 10.1 percent rise in cinema attendance in 2017 according to the newly released report by MEDIA Salles. Serbia had the greatest increase, up 27.7 percent, with Slovakia also reporting a strong gain of 18.1 percent and Georgia up 12.4 percent. Lithuania was ...
These bargain buys offer a great taste of this exciting region's wines, says Sam Wylie-Harris. Europe. Countries along the eastern wine belt, such as Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania, have been making wines for centuries - but it's fair to say, it wasn't until the early-Nineties that this region's tipples really ...
Orkla food ingredients has received the go-ahead to manufacture and sell an acrylamide-reducing yeast in Eastern Europe as part of an extended license agreement with Renaissance BioScience. The deal, which builds on an agreement completed last year, concerns the creation and sale of ...
... stresses the value of emotional stability that comes out from long-term intimate relationships and the nurturing that they require is a new heroine. In this aspect Wisłocka for sure preceded her times. Iwona Reichardt is deputy editor-in-chief of New Eastern Europe. She holds a PhD in political science.
Rockstar economist Thomas Piketty's view of Eastern European countries as "owned" by their wealthier Western neighbors has helped nationalist parties in that part of the world make a case for economic decolonization. But Piketty's arguments as he frames them are rather easy to dismiss -- which is a ...
Exclusive market research insights on the major topics defining the beauty industry in Eastern Europe. We got an expert's perspective on Eastern European markets, looking at how they are impacting the wider EMEA and global industry. Here, we consider growing concern over the side effects of beauty ...
Last week, Polish president Andrzej Duda signed a controversial law criminalizing statements that attribute responsibility for the holocaust and other Nazi atrocities to "the Polish nation." In a televised speech, Duda said that the law protects Poland's interests, dignity, and the historical truth, "so that we are ...
Join the Polish artist reclaiming Eastern Europe's queer history with a special London screening and talk by Calvert 22 Foundation. Mixed-media artist Katarzyna Perlak uses her work to explore queer love, migration and national tradition. She will be screening her short film I Once Had a Lover (Niolam Ja ...
The upcoming congress of religious leaders may offer the Kazakh government insights into better ways of fighting national security threats related to religion. If not, the Palace of peace and reconciliation built in 2006 especially for inter-confessional conferences may itself become a threat to Astana's new ...
BUDAPEST, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Central European stock markets rebounded on Monday from last week's sharp falls in volatile trading, with Hungarian drug maker Richter strongly underperforming on adverse news concerning one of its main products. The region's stock exchanges jumped following a ...
Using genetic analyses, Senckenberg scientists have discovered that not all grass snakes retreated to warm southern refugia during the last Central European Ice Age. Together with a colleague from Spain, they offer the first evidence for the survival of a warmth-loving, egg-laying reptile during this cold ...
Tour the Czech castle where Archduke Franz Ferdinand spent his last days, and the family's summer residence in Austria. By Walter Nicklin Washington Post. February 9, 2018 -- 7:30am. itemprop. Walter Nicklin • Washington Post The entrance to the Kaiservilla in Austria, where Emperor Franz Joseph I signed the decree ...
The normative belief that people speaking a language ought to be housed in a single and indivisible state is the staple of Central Europe's nationalisms, following the post-1918 remodeling of the region's political. A pronounced exception to this ethnolinguistic nationalism was the multilingual and ...
"However, it came as a complete surprise to all of us that this thermophilic snake actually 'overwintered' in Central Europe during the Pleistocene Ice Age," explains Professor Dr. Uwe Fritz, director of the Senckenberg Natural History Collections in Dresden. Until now it had been assumed that thermophilic ...
Eastern Europe telecommunication revenues, investment and infrastructure details are also covered in the report. Further, emerging business environment in Eastern Europe together with comparison to five competitive benchmark countries are included, to assess the country's prominence on regional front.
Eastern Europe telecommunication revenues, investment and infrastructure details are also covered in the report. Further, emerging business environment in Eastern Europe together with comparison to five competitive benchmark countries are included, to assess the country's prominence on regional front.
companies across Eastern Europe are ramping up investment in automation to cope with a labor shortage that started after the 2008 financial crisis and after final curbs were lifted in 2011 on worker flows to richer countries in the European Union. While policymakers and Economists in many parts of the ...
It isn't hard to understand the economic appeal for Central and Eastern Europe. "The 16+1 initiative appeared, coinciding with the financial crisis, and was seen as an opportunity to get Chinese investment" by small countries, some of them independent for less than 30 years, that "do not have the same ...
The annual collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe will be held in most parishes on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14. The collection supports pastoral, evangelization, and construction projects, as well as educational scholarships in Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. Other areas of ...
"Albania!" my barrister friend exclaimed when Mrs Harding divulged our holiday destination. "What have you done wrong?" The answer, in short, was that we were taking a punt on the word of a politician. In a political interview I did for this newspaper with Edi Rama, the country's prime minister, he'd ...
Dr. Stephen Walt, who is one of the best political scientists today, wrote the article "Back to the Future, World politics Edition," in the magazine Foreign Policy. In it, he writes that when he was going for his Ph.D. one of his qualifying exams involved the question "How much of 21st century world politics is new ...
President Petro Poroshenko has faced a dilemma. If he supports the reforms requested by pro-European part of Ukrainian society, he will act against the basic interests of his own circle. However, if he acts in line with the interests of his associates, he will eventually find himself among the enemies of ...
After Trump Funding Cut, Pakistan to Purchase More Weapons From Russia, China and Eastern Europe. By Cristina Maza On 2/1/18 at 10:42 AM. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Share. World. In light of the U.S. decision to cut nearly all American security aid to Pakistan, the country's defense minister has ...
Planning documents stated: "Inspired by the markets you find in Central Europe, we want to make The Batch House inclusive to both food and craft. "We already have interest from several high-profile chefs to create restaurant spaces. We are looking for more to sit alongside them. "The ground floor will be ...
The mobile payment game is heating up with a new competitor - Huawei Pay. The tech is already established in its home country of China, but now the company has signed a deal with China's UnionPay to bring the service worldwide. The first overseas market will be Russia. Ten Russian banks have ...
Post-Soviet Visions: Image and identity in the new Eastern Europe gathers the work of a young generation of artists rising to prominence a quarter of a century after the end of communism. Furthermore, it takes place at a time when the term 'post-Soviet' has become a byword for bold, innovative creativity in ...
France's president Macron is waging a small war against the 'social dumping' (i.e., lower-cost labour) of Central Europe, and Hungary has a strong ally in Poland on maintaining this rare economic advantage. Watch this space. But both Orban and Kurz have a clear interest in not allowing such disputes to ...
Until 2004, when the countries of Central Europe joined the EU, their political agendas were heavily influenced if not set by Brussels. During the enlargement negotiations, these countries signed up to the EU's liberal project and a constitutional setup that was firmly based on the separation of powers that ...
CROPS in Eastern Europe have dodged the immediate risk of winterkill as fresh snow cover late January, sufficient to blanket crops, appeared to have alleviated the exposure for the moment. Concerns had been front of mind through the first half of winter owing to lack of snow cover resulting from ...
Issue 3-4 2017: The Balkan Carousel. "The price of Europeanising the Balkans is much higher than the price of the Balkanisation of Europe," claims Zagreb-based writer Miljenko Jergović in the opening essay to this issue of New Eastern Europe. Subscribe to NEE ...
Luxury boutique hotel Vinotel recently won the Best Luxury Small Hotel in Eastern Europe Award at an annual award ceremony held in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The event was the 11th such ceremony celebrating the hospitality sector, organized by the British 'World Luxury Hotels Award Organization,' which ...
Telenor has said it has received unsolicited interest from an unnamed organization which is interested in acquiring its Central and Eastern Europe operations. Details are very thin on the ground right now, but considering Telenor has not been setting the world alight in recent quarterly calls, such a cash ...



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