THE  BALKANS

Translation: Congratulations to our fellow Serb, Trump!

2016 has been a turbulent year for the Balkans. But isn’t any year with no war (Turkey certainly came close) a good year by this region’s standards? The Vostokian has ...
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Macedonia's ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski

Every Thursday we summarize for you the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkan region. Compiled by: Kristijan Fidanovski 10. Russian security chief visits Serbia amidst expulsions of Russians implicated ...
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Why are Russians so optimistic about Trump? Of all the countries in the world, Russia seems to be the most optimistic about the incoming President of the United States Donald ...
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One of Moscow's ubiquitous kiosks.

Sicherheitskonferenz am 01.02.2014 in München. Foto: Tobias Kleinschmidt

Each week The Vostokian republishes a compilation of the most relevant Eastern European news courtesy of The Elicitor. You can find the original here. “The complicated Russia-EU trade relationship” by Vladimir ...
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Political Cartoon from 1878 Depicting Russia and the UK Eyeing Central Asia

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