Links to Central and Eastern Europe

(for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, see also separate list)

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Internet resources on Central and Eastern Europe and Russia – links to official pages, politics, culture, economy, news etc.

Eric Herron’s guide to politics in East Central Europe and Eurasia – links to official & other information in post-communist countries

Research network Habsburg – focuses on the Habsburg monarchy and its successor states from 1500 to the present

Herder-Institut – German center for historical research on Central Europe



Democracy & democratization

Centre for the study of public policy – surveys on attitudes to democracy in post-communist countries

Nations in transit (Freedom house) – reports on democratization in 27 post-communist countries


Elections & politics

Constitution finder – constitutions in the world

Election resources on the Internet: Central and Eastern Europe

Wikipedia – elections by country. See also 

Political Transformation and the Electoral Process in Post-Communist Europe – election results & election legislation in post-communist countries

Links to parliaments in Central and Eastern Europe


Statistics & opinion polls

CBOS – Polish polling bureau ­


Bureau of Statistics in Croatia

Bureau of Statistics in Slovakia

Bureau of Statistics in the Czech Republic



Official government pages

Estonia – MFA

Latvia – govt

Litauen – govt

Polen – govt

Slovakia – govt

Slovenia – Govt PR & media office

Tsjekkia – govt

Ungarn – govt information portal




Transitions online – news & information on 28 post-communist countries.

REES web – The World Wide Web Vitual Library for Russian & East European Studies

Virtual Archive of Central European History

(Last update May 2006).