After years of living and working abroad, can homeward-bound Moldovans make their entrepreneurial dreams come true? From Ziarul de Garda.By Liliya Zakharia
Lithuania seeks allies for plan to stop electricity generated by plant from entering European power market.
Good marks for effort, poor to terrible ones for dialogue and drama.
A journalist was stopped by police moments after interviewing a Yemeni man who was relocated to Serbia last year.
President orders to rebuild ruined village in a showcase of the country's progress in regaining disputed region.
Ildar Dadin is the only person punished so far under a law that criminalizes excess protesting.
Move comes on the coattails of a referendum seen as part of President Aliyev’s strategy to cement his family’s grip on power.
Although Mikheil Saakashvili retained the UNM’s brand after its split, has he also damaged the party’s chances at acting as a stable opposition force?By JAM News
The Polish authorities are sacrificing citizens’ fundamental rights in a misguided strategy to increase security.By Anna Obem
More than half a year after the death of journalist Pavel Sheremet, his colleagues are frustrated about the apparent lack of progress in finding his killers. From Hromadske.
Moldova has been a regional leader in open government, but the media recently launched a campaign to highlight backtracking on commitments to greater transparency.
Sex workers, NGOs, lawyers and doctors debate the pros and cons of legalizing prostitution in the South Caucasus. From Meydan TV.By Gunel Movlud, Edita Badasyan, and Gayane Mkrtchyan
A British mining company has struck gold in southern Armenia. What’s in it for the locals? From openDemocracy.By Peter Liakhov
The Caucasus country’s deep-rooted Jewish community is holding on in the face of massive emigration. From Meydan TV.By Gunel Movlud, Aziz Kerimov, and Gaji Gajiyev
Douglas Rogers' book on the role of oil as a source for state-building in the Perm region suggests more diverse trajectories for Russian political development than commonly assumed.By Andre Haertel
Flynn’s departure complicates the notion of a radical shift of U.S. policy on Russia, but how likely was that anyway?By PETER RUTLAND
Putin’s visit to Budapest is yet another signal of changing loyalties and orientations – once unthinkable just a few years ago.By MARTIN EHL
Predicting media development in Romania after it happens.By PETER GROSS
The recent scandals of the Polish opposition were of its own making, and have set back attempts to unnerve the ruling party.By MARTIN EHL
Whatever the truth about who knew what and about whom, it is clear that the Kremlin sees itself locked in an ideological war.By PETER RUTLAND
They might outwardly seem willing to wheel and deal. But it’s increasingly difficult to see how any agreement might actually look.By PETER RUTLAND
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.
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