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Polish fracking: Shale fail
ON NOVEMBER 25th, fracking experts from across the continent will convene in Warsaw for the Shale Gas World Europe conference. The gathering is a reminder of the heady days, just a few years back, when the Polish government promised to
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:29:24 +0000

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Bosnia: Get on with it, already
BRITAIN and Germany want to save Bosnia from death by stagnation. This is the subtext of a plan unveiled in Berlin on November 5th in an open letter from the two countries' foreign ministers to the Bosnian people, at a meeting of B
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:23:00 +0000

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The Czechs and Russia: Spy versus politician
LATELY the Czech Republic has become one of the weaker links in Europe's efforts to punish Russia for its interference in Ukraine. For months, critics, especially in Poland and the Baltic states, have accused Czech leaders of insufficient vigilan
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:31:16 +0000

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Central Europe and carbon limits: For your coal plants and ours
"FOR your freedom and ours" was a motto used by Polish rebels who fought in various uprisings against the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires between 1830 and 1849, both in Poland and in Hungary and Italy. Their intent was to build a coalit
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:37:24 +0000

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Bulgaria's election: More instability
AFTER 18 months of political turbulence, which saw four governments fall, the last thing Bulgaria needed was another inconclusive election. And yet yesterday’s snap parliamentary poll produced a highly fragmented parliament that will do little to
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:34:56 +0000

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria goes to the polls (again)
BULGARIA has changed governments four times in the last 18 months. On October 5th Bulgarians will vote for another one. After nearly two years of political instability, which began after anti-poverty protests led to the resignation of the centre-
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:06:33 +0000

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Poland's intellectuals appeal: From Danzig to Donetsk
SEVENTY-FIVE years after the start of the second world war, the West seems to capitulate again to aggression, say Polish intellectuals. In an appeal, signed today, the anniversary of the start of the war, in Gdańsk (pictured in 1939, when it
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:27:04 +0000

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Polish politics: Where is Radek?
AT THE start of the Ukraine crisis Poland’s foreign minister, Radek Sikorski (pictured), was a central figure in formulating a European response to Russia's actions in Ukraine. Yet as the crisis in Poland’s neighbouring country is escalating Mr S
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:04:35 +0000

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Moldova and the EU: Mixed feelings
WHEN Moldova became the first Eastern Partnership country to ratify its association agreement with the European Union last week, many in Chisinau celebrated a milestone. But further from the capital city, in the ethnically concentrated regions t
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:18:29 +0000

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Bulgaria: Why the run on banks?
IN A country struggling with rampant corruption, a weak judiciary and unstable governments, the Bulgarian banking system has consistently won praise for its stable institutions, high liquidity and low risk. In the last few weeks that system has c
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:32:09 +0000

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Georgian politics: Signing up for Europe
WHEN Georgia signed an association agreement in Brussels today, it took a significant step towards closer political and economic ties with the European Union (EU). That includes a free trade deal, under which Georgian exporters will be able to sell t
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:39:28 +0000

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Gay rights in Georgia: Clashes over Europe's promotion of tolerance
EUROPE stands accused of many failings in recent months, including weakness, internal division and naivety. But to hardline Georgian churchmen, the continent’s greatest sin is depravity. Europe’s promotion of tolerance for homosexuality, they say
Thu, 22 May 2014 13:11:12 +0000

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Poland's foreign policy: A shaky compass
It would be “naïve” to believe that Vladimir Putin’s recent call for Ukrainian separatists to delay a referendum was genuine, said Donald Tusk, Poland’s prime minister, during a news conference this Friday. Instead, the Russian leader’s initiat
Sat, 10 May 2014 18:01:43 +0000

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Ukraine's turmoil: Chaos out of order
IT IS death by a thousand cuts. Each day sees more bad news for Ukraine’s government in the east. This week buildings were seized in Konstantinovka, armed men backed by 2,000 cheering anti-government protesters took control of government offices
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:57:00 +0000

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Central Europe pulls together: Speaking with one voice
FOR years, Central European political elites have dreamed of presenting a common front in Brussels that allowed them to compete for influence with the big powers. Now, the crisis in Ukraine is making those dreams a reality. Spurred by Russian sabre-r
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000

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Central Europe pulls together: Speaking with one voice
FOR years, Central European political elites have dreamed of presenting a common front in Brussels that allowed them to compete for influence with the big powers. Now, the crisis in Ukraine is making those dreams a reality. Spurred by Russian sabre-r
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000

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Georgia and the West: Choppy waters
IT WAS a rare point of agreement in the country’s polarised politics: on March 7th, 2013, the Georgian parliament adopted a bi-partisan resolution in support of the country’s pro-western course. Even so, recent events highlight how difficult real
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:53:40 +0000

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Georgia and the West: Choppy waters
IT WAS a rare point of agreement in the country’s polarised politics: on March 7th, 2013, the Georgian parliament adopted a bi-partisan resolution in support of the country’s pro-western course. Even so, recent events highlight how difficult real
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:53:40 +0000

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Georgian politics: Misha summoned
AMERICA and the European Union responded with “concern” to the public prosecutor’s decision on March 22nd to summon Mikheil Saakashvili (pictured), the ex-president, for questioning as a witness. Subpoenas tend to be the precursor for arrest and
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:44:24 +0000

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Georgian politics: Misha summoned
AMERICA and the European Union responded with “concern” to the public prosecutor’s decision on March 22nd to summon Mikheil Saakashvili (pictured), the ex-president, for questioning as a witness. Subpoenas tend to be the precursor for arrest and
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:44:24 +0000

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Poland's agriculture: A golden age for Polish farming?
BACK in the early 1990s, when a visitor to Poland toured an agriculture museum, the museum’s staff fired up an old American tractor, given to Poland by Americans not long after the war. As it chugged around a field, belching blue smoke, the visit
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:13:01 +0000

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Poland's agriculture: A golden age for Polish farming?
BACK in the early 1990s, when a visitor to Poland toured an agriculture museum, the museum’s staff fired up an old American tractor, given to Poland by Americans not long after the war. As it chugged around a field, belching blue smoke, the visit
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:13:01 +0000



Results for news from the The Economist about Easternapproaches
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