A proposed law could make comparing Soviet rule with that of the Nazis a crime. Intellectuals fear a manipulation of Russia’s past.
In Madrid, the workers' day was marked by samba dances, not brick-throwing.
Although the left is making gains in Europe – a new anticapitalist party in France has higher approval ratings than Sarkozy – centrist parties remain strong.
Workers are being sent home, construction has stopped, and leaders of the 'Baltic Tiger' fear growing social unrest.
With more people pushed into poverty, the probability of armed rebellions increases around the world.
EU leaders met in Brussels for a two-day summit on how to help struggling Eastern European economies, such as Latvia.
Ahead of G-20 summit, Czech and Polish leaders say their banks have no toxic debt and auto factories are humming.
Latvia’s collapse and the sinking East is hurting Western banks, and the ideals of unity.