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Elsewhere in emerging Europe

A selection of articles about emerging Europe published elsewhere this week, all of which caught our eye and all of which are well worth your time. Listing them here, however, does not necessarily mean that we agree with every word, nor do they necessarily reflect Emerging Europe’s editorial policy.

Members of the ultra-nationalist militia have been granted permission by Ukraine’s Central Election Commission to officially monitor the country’s presidential election on March 31.

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The V4 countries currently have a broad range of industries from sophisticated production to basic assembly shops. The current trends inspire modest optimism.

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A Nazi-era mass grave has been found in a former Jewish ghetto in the Belarusian city of Brest.

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The Vatican has announced the full programme of the Pope’s visit to Bulgaria in May.

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One of Serbia’s richest men, Miroslav Mišković, has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison and fined 68,000 euros for helping his son Marko evade paying more than three million euros in tax.

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A Polish explorer who spent years hunting for a legendary Nazi train packed with gold has finally struck lucky following the discovery of 24 priceless renaissance wall portraits dating back 500 years.

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Latvians are finally being allowed to inspect their KGB files.

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Women need technology and technology needs more women – so let’s make it happen, says Nino Nanitashvili, a Georgian tech enthusiast and self-proclaimed STEMinist.

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Traditionally Russophobic Romania is a hard nut for Kremlin propagandists to crack – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t trying.

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Finally, if you have a spare 3.8 million euros, you could become the owner of your very own 13th century Estonian manor house.

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