Arts & Culture

16 April 2015
With New Theater, Tajikistan Continues to Live Large

The massive project takes its place alongside other record-breakers, but is it really what the country needs?

By EurasiaNet.org
 
14 April 2015
What Russian Students Learn About Russia’s Enemies

Warmed-over conspiracy theories and the battle of ideas. From openDemocracy.

By Serghei Golunov
 
9 April 2015
More Pressure on Ukrainian Oligarchs, Russia Tightens Conditions for Migrants

Plus, Moldovan authorities seek more than $1 billion in missing bank loans and a Dutch museum challenges Crimea’s claim on Scythian gold artifacts.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
31 March 2015
New Revelations in Litvinenko Inquiry, Seselj Vows to Stay in Serbia

Plus, Kazakhstan and China sign a $23 billion economic package and a bold Wagner staging costs Novosibirsk’s opera chief his job.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin
 
5 March 2015
An Old Love Story with New Meaning

What have we lost with the fading of Mitteleuropa as a place and a state of mind?

By Boyko Vassilev
 
13 February 2015
Ukraine Fighting Continues As Truce Nears; Minsk Host Says Coffee, Cheese Helped Fuel Talks

Plus, Kosovo minister wants EU to stanch flow of asylum-seeking migrants, and Bulgaria is under fire over juvenile prison conditions.

By Timothy Spence
 
3 February 2015
West Fears Another Abkhazia in Eastern Ukraine, Romanian Judges Guilty in Bribery Case

Plus, Merkel urges Hungary’s Orban to respect dissent, and crowdfunders aim to save a Belarus bookstore from a crippling fine.

By Barbara Frye, Piers Lawson, and Ioana Caloianu
 
2 February 2015
Kyiv Appeals for Non-Lethal Aid; Macedonian Party Boss Accused of Colluding with Spies

Plus, Budapest demonstrators tell Orban to ‘scram,’ and fire devastates a prized Moscow library.

By Timothy Spence
 
21 January 2015
For Tajik Film, Nowhere to Go but Up

Modest investments into Tajikistan’s devastated film industry are starting to reap dividends both domestically and abroad.

By Jamila Sujud
 

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