Arts & Culture

18 November 2014
Ukraine’s Sleeping Beauty

Kharkiv seemed to go to sleep in the 1970s and has yet to awaken. When it finally does, what will it become?

By Viktoria Grivina
 
17 November 2014
‘Nothing is True and Everything is Possible’

A new book presents a Russia with no rules and no certainty in tomorrow. From openDemocracy.

By Natalia Antonova
 
6 November 2014
Casting Light on Serbia’s ‘Dark Times’
The cartoonist Dusan Petricic has inspired generations of children to stick to basic rules. He’s now applying the same methods to grown-ups.
By Uffe Andersen
 
5 November 2014
The Wall and the Pile

A tale of two songs that brought East and West together through the ambiguity of metaphor.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
9 October 2014
Uzbekistan’s Silver Screen Promotes ‘Traditional Values’

Cautionary tales of wayward young people warn against Western influence. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Murat Sadykov
 
7 October 2014
Many Convicted in Macedonian Spy Scandal, Hryvnya and Ruble Stumble as Ukraine Conflict Drags On

Plus, a Navalny ally asks for British asylum and Vanessa Redgrave unveils her new documentary about desperate Bosnian factory workers.

By Ky Krauthamer, Klein Aleardi, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
 

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Call for Videos: Where Have the Winds of Change Blown You?

For most people in TOL’s coverage regions, life changed fundamentally 25 years ago. For good or ill, they are leading lives few could have anticipated before the fall of communism or the Berlin Wall.

We’d like to hear some of those stories. We’re looking for short videos of your reminiscences or of how you’ve fared since. Of your triumphs or disappointments. How have the events of late 1989 shaped your life? Click here for more information and submissions guidelines.

DEADLINE - November 24, 2014.

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