Karolina Chorvath is a Czechoslovak-American who has lived and reported in many countries including Spain, Poland, the Czech Republic and Croatia. Before joining PRI, she was a Web Producer for The GroundTruth Project and completed a reporting fellowship in Eastern/Central Europe on the rise of far-right political parties.
In March 2014, Russia’s “reacquisition” of Crimea operated more like an invasion, depending on who you ask. Now, five years later, Putin appears as comfortable as ever in Crimea while Ukrainians continue to struggle against Russian domination in the region.
Karolina lives in Boston but grew up in several countries and speaks a bunch of languages. Her English is perfect but she doesn’t feel completely at home in it, or in American culture. Welcome to the world of third culture kids, a fast-growing group of people who fit in everywhere and nowhere.
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump replaced US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo. In his new pick for secretary, Trump someone who agrees with him on major foreign policy issues.
According to UN statistics, about 40 percent of Iraq's population was born after the US invasion. Now, youth are investing in a new Baghdad.
If passed, the bill would ban abortions relating to irreversible damage to the fetus.
The traditionally male-dominated field of shark research is changing thanks to scientists like Alison Kock and Cynthia Wigren.
Poland was once the pinnacle of democracy in central Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union. But as the country lurches to the right politically, it may find its position in the EU, and as a democratic country, threatened.
Surrounded by students who would later leave Croatia in pursuit of more successful jobs, Ljudmila Mihajlović and Maja Žirovčić never dreamed that their hobby would one day become a business.
For the last few years, the Czech Republic has been viewed as the last bastion of liberal democracy in Central Europe. That could soon change.
Countess Albina du Boisrouvray is the founder of FXB International, a nonprofit that takes a human rights approach to ending extreme poverty.