Language of Horror
Slasher flick Mute Witness took on new levels of horror when the director moved the action to Moscow.
Second-class Citizens (part 2)
CER speaks with József Krasznai, leader of the Zámoly Roma, who has filed a case against Hungary at the European Court of Human Rights and sparked off a major controversy both at home and abroad.
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Memory and Forgetting
Historical amnesia and post-Cold War attitudes in the Czech Republic. FREE ebook for CER eBookclub members.
Out of Time
An in-depth look at Milošević's opponents. This FREE ebook is produced by IWPR and CER.
Greasing the Wheels
The bribes, the theft, the orgies... Hungary's incredible oil scandal fully explained.
The Celluloid Tinderbox
An explosive decade of Yugo film. FREE!
After the Rain
Has "transition" all been for nought?
The Failure of a New History
Tense Czecho-German relations. FREE!
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Belarusian president Aliaksandar Lukašenka travels to Libya in search of potential investors.
Between In and Out
Romania's upcoming elections pose a real danger to democratic reforms.
Inching towards Independence
As Ibrahim Rugova secures election victory, the once unthinkable idea of Kosovan independence now seems feasible—even in the West.
A Long Wake
The aftermath of the anti-IMF demonstrations continues to be felt in Prague. It's a slow sobering-up process.
Germany Says Welcome,
but for How Long?
From our partner, The Guardian: Germany's "green card" scheme aims to bring in much-needed hi-tech workers from the developing world. But are Germans ready?
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The Second October Revolution
The updated second edition of Aleksandar Pavković's The Fragmentation of Yugoslavia goes far beyond the "partial framework" it modestly claims to be.
The outside media looking into the region:
Great Britain: Trial Balloons and Cocaine on Toilets
The British press wonders whether drugs are affecting policy in Germany and examines America's policy toward the Balkans?
Germany: Fear of Farming
Could agriculture and nuclear power be factors in keeping applicant countries out of the European Union?