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Elsewhere in emerging Europe

A selection of articles about emerging Europe published elsewhere this week, all of which are well worth your time.

The US has invested a lot of political capital in Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi in the hope of securing a Prishtina-Belgrade peace deal – but a potential war crimes indictment could torpedo Washington’s strategy.

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Fake educational achievements are becoming a problem for one of Europe’s youngest and poorest countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Writing for the Jamestown Foundation, Grigory Ioffe asks if there is an alternative to the hype currently surrounding Belarus-Russia relations.

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Cancer patients in Eastern Europe are less likely to have access to palliative care and morphine than in the West.

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The frontman of the Okean Elzy band, Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, has spoken about his political ambitions and promised to bring new people into Ukrainian politics.

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A new documentary about an archive made by the people of the Warsaw Ghetto will be shown around the world on Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Cold War, a stunning portrayal of two star-crossed lovers who meet again and again over the course of a few decades during one of the most volatile periods of European history has been nominated for Best Foreign Movie at the 2019 Oscars.

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Hundreds of runners competed in a 10 km race in the world’s largest wine cellar, at Mileștii Mici, in Moldova.

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Finally, Forbes takes a culinary tour of Armenia and Georgia.

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