Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the four Central European countries of Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
November 23, 2017
Populist billionaire uses Communists and neo-fascists to elect parliamentary speaker, intensifying pressure on political opponents to join his government.
September 22, 2017
The quarrel over replacing the country's ageing MiGs threatens to hamper military co-operation on Nato's eastern flank.
August 24, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of the Czech and Slovak premiers for his drive to reform the EU’s rules on posted workers.
June 16, 2017
With the rapid decline of its last strong traditional party, it looks as if the country will join its neighbours in embracing populism and picking fights with Brussels.
June 8, 2017
The Visegrad Group of countries has shown defiance on migrant quotas, but now it faces an EU reinvigorated by the French election.