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Gazette is our regular edit of news and articles about Central and Eastern Europe.

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Central Europe’s colourful politics

július 24, 2019

Central Europe’s political arena has been a lively place since our last Gazette.

In May the leader of Romania‘s ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the de facto leader of its government, Liviu Dragnea, began serving a 42-month jail sentence for corruption.  The Irish Times...

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(English) freebike in the Square Mile

július 24, 2019

freebike in the Square Mile

Technology, environmental awareness and health and fitness are all coming together as transport and mobility undergo an inevitable transformation.  While electric buses and cars are gradually introduced, electric bikes – or e-bikes – are fast becoming ubiquitous.  “E-bikes are reshaping...

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Education matters

július 24, 2019

The Hungarian government this month took control of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and its network of some 40 research instituions.  The government says that it wants to make research more innovative, but the move has prompted international outcry and raised concerns about...

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