Around the Bloc

anti-migrant fence Bulgaria and Turkey
13 September 2017
Romanian Coast Guard Rescues 150 Migrants on Black Sea

Hundreds of migrants have entered Romania by sea or been sent back to Turkey already this month.

 
13 September 2017
G-Men on the Trail of Russian Media

Russian media could find themselves subject to Washington’s version of the notorious Russian ‘foreign agent law,’ reports suggest.

 
Syrian rebels
13 September 2017
U.S.-Balkans-Syria Arms Triangle Revealed

States in CEE and elsewhere are selling arms to the Pentagon for use by Syrian rebels, according to new investigation.

 
12 September 2017
Azerbaijan Pardons Blogger, Releases Journalist

Mehman Aliyev has been released from pretrial detention, while travel blogger Alexander Lapshin was pardoned.

 
12 September 2017
Singing from the Heart

Despite being stripped of its funding after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Yerevan’s famed blind choir is still fighting for its existence. From JAMnews.

By Gayane Mkrtchyan
 
11 September 2017
‘Pyramids’ Entice Tourists to Bosnia Premium

Visoko was the seat of a medieval state, but one man claims it history is far, far older.

 
11 September 2017
Moscow Election Springs a Few Surprises Premium

The opposition’s better-than-expected showing could have a bearing in next year’s more important elections in the capital and nationwide.

 
11 September 2017
Saakashvili Enters Ukraine the Hard Way Premium

The ex-president of Georgia returns to his adopted country in typically dramatic fashion.

 
8 September 2017
Moldovan President and Gvt. at Odds Over NATO Games Premium

Dodon has asked for penalties for army staff responsible for the decision and bans participation of country’s troops in military operations abroad without his consent.

 
7 September 2017
Russian Sources Likely Invested $100,000 in Divisive Facebook Campaign Premium

While not specifically referencing the U.S. elections, ads posted over two years added fuel to the fire on contentious topics. 

 

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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.

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