Two journalists, both first-hand witnesses of Slovakia‚Äôs transition from a place¬†through the looking glass to a country at the heart of the European project,¬†ponder the road it has taken and the challenges ahead. By Dardis McNamee & Pavol M√ļdr...
Bosnians are still coming to terms with their wounds of war from a generation ago. But incredibly, they are now coming together to fight injustice. In March 2018, David DragińćevicŐĀ, a 21-year-old Bosnian Serb from Banja Luka, was f...
empire republic austria
For the 100th anniversary of the demise of the Habsburg Empire and the forming of new states and territories in its place, we are embarking on a year-long reporting project. In autumn 1918, after four years of a grinding, devastating war, the ...
An American with Slovak roots shares his memories of the day when Slovakia was born. The air was frigid on Bratislava’s Námestie SNP as the calendar flipped from 1992 to 1993, and the pyrotechnics were underwhelming. But then, as the clock struc...
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As the largest protests since the Velvet Revolution in 1989 rock Slovakia, following the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciák and his fiancée, one young Slovak and Czech wonder what’s next for the country. by Alena Bohunická and Jan Jin...
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Czechia has experienced¬†hard times and a spectacular¬†comeback. In the border¬†regions, all this is magnified. by LuboŇ° Kreńć & Benjamin Wolf You would be hard-pressed to¬†find two such different villages¬†as Horn√≠ Blatn√° and Doubice.¬†And yet, the...
austrian republic
Austria’s path from the heart of an empire to a resilient republic was a stony one. It’s the story of a country finding its identity. The Great War had begun with banners flying, with proud young soldiers in crisp uniforms marching off to herois...
Europe‚Äôs second-largest country flaunts the blue of its skies and the golden fields of wheat in its flag ‚Äď but Ukraine has so much more to offer
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