Around the Bloc

27 February 2018
Syrian Kurdish Leader Freed From Czech Detention

Turkey accuses Salih Muslim of helping plan Ankara bomb atrocity in 2016.

26 February 2018
Orban’s Party Loses Stronghold to Opposition

Independent elected mayor in a town seen as staunchly loyal to the ruling Fidesz party.

26 February 2018
Slovakia Stunned by Journalist’s Killing

Reporter had investigated reputed crime bosses and their links to the ruling populist party.

26 February 2018
Uzbekistan Plans Maiden Bond Sale

Central Asia’s once isolated states are increasingly seeking foreign money to kick start their economies.

23 February 2018
Czech Billionaire Snaps Up Bulgaria’s Biggest Broadcaster

Acquisition confirms trend of Western owners exiting the politically charged media environment of southeastern Europe.

23 February 2018
Russian Workers Offered 1m Rubles to Take Jobs in Far East

Can a few thousand workers and settlers reverse the region’s devastating population loss?

23 February 2018
Kyiv Red-Faced at Loss of EU Border Funds

Scrapped scheme was meant to speed crossing times at dilapidated border checkpoints.

22 February 2018
An Armenian Teenager’s Small Olympic Triumph

When his skis broke, hopes for the country’s only Alpine skier to compete in Pyeongchang looked dim.

22 February 2018
Two Balkan States on Threshold of EU Accession Talks

Despite Albania and Macedonia’s acknowledged progress, a lot still remains to be done.

21 February 2018
Estonia Will Set Up Data Embassy in Luxembourg

World’s first data embassy will increase the security of data coming from the technologically advanced Baltic nation. 



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Moldovan diaries

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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