Articles and Commentary

Stadiums of Hate: A response to the criticism

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In response to the criticism the BBC received over their investigative programme “EURO 2012: Stadiums of Hate”, BBC Panorama Editor Tom Giles has written this blog defending the programme.


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Here We Go Again


Andrzej Poczobut, a Belarusian Pole, a journalist and chair of the Board of the Union of Poles in Belarus (UPB) was arrested on June 21st 2012 in his home and taken to Grodno.


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Stories from Vanished Countries


Our partner, Herito - a Polish/English language quarterly devoted to cultural issues in Central and Eastern Europe, would like to invite you to a meeting entitled “Stories from vanished countries” with the participation of Monika Rydiger, PhD, Michał Wiśniewski, PhD and Łukasz Galusek (host).

The meeting will be held on the 26th of June at 5 p.m. at EMPIK Krakow.

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Energy Security and Unconventional Gas


On June 4 2012, top European Union officials met with Vladimir Putin, in a tsarist palace outside of St. Petersburg, as part of a biannual EU-Russia summit.

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Language and Identity in Ukraine


Although speaking English is accepted in Dnipropetrovsk, speaking Ukrainian rather than Russian is not. Lviv, however, is a mecca for Ukrainian speakers and a place in which Ukraine's official language is cultivated and spoken.


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  • EuroMaidan

    New Eastern Europe's Continuing coverage of the Euromaidan Protests in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government’s decision to put the country’s European integration on hold was met by a spontaneous protest of middle class and students. Three days later the rally organised by political parties attracted the biggest turnout since 2004 Orange revolution events.


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