The massive release of “kompromat” focused on the country’s powerful church but also provided evidence of state snooping on journalists, politicians and diplomats.
With relatively few true success stories in the fight against corruption in emerging Europe, the efforts of the Romanian DNA to bring corrupt officials to book remain one of the few shining lights of the anti-corruption struggle in the region.
Once a key economic driver, the sector has been hard hit by COVID-19 and political turbulence.
Behind the scenes with an American negotiator who helped forge a radical new level of US engagement in Central Asia after 9/11.
Country's image as a business haven seems to have reached its limits. Raft of scandals, major failed investment deals and a corrupt, unreformed judiciary have nearly ground investment to a halt.
Most of the countries Eurasianet covers were involved in the airlift. Some even contributed troops during the 20-year war.