Plus, Moscow levels the first “foreign agent” fine, and Uzbekistan cracks down on … cyclists.
Plus, Serbia's Kosovo liaison quits over an EU-backed deal, and is a former Czech priest headed for sainthood?
Plus, Armenia and Brussels open another round of trade talks and Estonia’s Russian-language schools face closure.
Plus, Hungary bans swastikas and red stars, and Russia issues an arrest warrant for Hermitage Capital chief Browder.
Plus, Uzbekistan frees a celebrated writer after 14 years, and an opposition figure in Tajikistan is severely beaten.
Plus, police search a pet project of Dmitry Medvedev and Romania cools on the euro.
Also, the United States and Russia agree on adoption cooperation and Kazakhstan shines in the IT sphere.
Plus, Romania will name former gulag commandants and pensioners face problems in Poland and Bosnia.
Plus, four-fifths of Croatian voters stay home on Euro-election day and Moscow threatens to close a vital transport link for migrant workers.
Plus, Lithuanians and Latvians are among the EU’s top degree-holders, and Ashgabat’s urban renewal leaves misery in its wake.
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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.