Around the Bloc

18 August 2017
Macron, CEE Leaders to Discuss Contentious Labor Rules

Critics say French president’s vision of a more ‘protected’ Europe means discrimination against low-wage EU countries.

18 August 2017
Afghan Refugee Family Offered Serbian Citizenship

Thousands more migrants and refugees remain stranded in Serbian camps, trapped by higher European entry barriers for non-whites.

18 August 2017
Ukraine Conspired Against Trump, MP Claims
President’s accusation of a Ukrainian ‘sabotage’ effort apparently based on Politico story.
17 August 2017
Eight Years for Convicted Kyrgyz Opposition Leader

Opponents of President Atambaev are given long prison terms, for the third time this month.

17 August 2017
Ulyukayev Bribery Trial Opens in Moscow

Former minister says Putin associate Igor Sechin played the decoy in a politically-motivated sting operation against him.

17 August 2017
TAP Progress is Music to Albanian Ears

Much-needed investment is flowing into the Balkans but the pipeline still requires additional financing. 

16 August 2017
Kyiv Protests Kerch Strait Closure

The project to link Russia to Crimea is on schedule, Russian engineers say.

16 August 2017
Turn Down the Noise, Bulgarian Pol Tells Tourists
‘Europe’s cheapest resort’ gets a tongue-lashing from a politician not exactly famed for his tolerance.
16 August 2017
Royal Romanian Headache for Israeli Tycoon

Two separate legal cases have thrust the sometimes murky world of Romanian real estate into the light.

15 August 2017
Ukraine Blasts NY Times Over North Korea Missile Link

U.S. expert suggests disgruntled Ukrainian workers could have sent rocket engines to Pyongyang.





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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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