In Depth: Europe and Central Asia

OPINION. To Counter Populist Policies World Must Ditch GDP Obsession

Lorenzo Fioramonti. Asia Times. Hong Kong. 01:31 PM EST

US Gains Favor in Russian Media, Polls

Favorable reporting of President Trump by the Kremlin-controlled media has sparked gains in US popularity in Russia for now.

French ISIS Leader Reportedly Captured in Syria’s Al-Bab

AhlulBayt News Agency. Iran. 10:48 AM EST

OPINION. The End of Pax Americana

Politico. Belgium. 10:45 AM EST

Serbia’s PM to Run for President

Sofia News Agency. Bulgaria. 10:44 AM EST

ANALYSIS. Could Merkel Lose to Schulz?

Der Spiegel. Germany. 10:43 AM EST

Montenegro Parliament Votes to Strip Opposition Leaders of Immunity

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. 10:42 AM EST

Kremlin Dismisses Reports of Contact with Trump Campaign, Says They Will Not Discuss Crimea

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. 10:42 AM EST
14 Feb 2017

ANALYSIS. CIA Chief Pompeo’s Goals in Turkey

Middle East Online. 11:19 AM EST

Russia Denies Interfering in French Presidential Candidate Macron’s Campaign

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. 11:11 AM EST

NATO Chief Urges Allies to Step Up Defense Spending

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. 11:10 AM EST

Kyrgyzstan’s Second-Largest Political Party Nominates Ex-PM as Presidential Candidate

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. 11:10 AM EST

OPINION. EU Must Tackle Poland’s Bad Behavior

Euobserver. Belgium. 11:09 AM EST

Romania to Hold Referendum on Fighting Corruption

Sofia News Agency. Bulgaria. 11:09 AM EST

US National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Resigns

The Washington Post. 09:02 AM EST
13 Feb 2017

Perilous: European Crisis Looms in the Balkans

Weak institutions, corruption, ethnic divisions, radicalization, and historic grievances are reaching combustible levels in the Balkans. The Kremlin fuels it, as the West tries to wish it away.

ANALYSIS. Young Romanians Take On Corruption

Der Spiegel. Germany. 10:31 AM EST

OPINION. The European Unraveling?

Ana Palacio. Project Syndicate. Czech Republic. 10:30 AM EST

ANALYSIS. Russia’s Bad Equilibrium

New Europe. Belgium. 10:28 AM EST

ANALYSIS. Russia Backs Europe’s Far-Right

New Europe. Belgium. 10:27 AM EST

US Intelligence Expects Snowden’s Extradition

New Europe. Belgium. 10:25 AM EST

Kazakhstan Increases Oil Production in 2016

New Europe. Belgium. 10:22 AM EST