Arts & Culture

21 June 2017
'This Life Isn’t Worth a Damn'
More often than not, Czech intellectuals live a precarious existence. From The Conversation.
By Jaroslav Fiala
 
Andrej Kurkov
8 June 2017
‘My Dreams Are Not Related to Literature’ Premium

Andrey Kurkov – Ukraine’s best-known writer – speaks up about Ukrainians learning to become European, on Ukraine’s multilingualism, and on why life does not always follow the logic of literature.

By Kseniya Turkova
 
24 May 2017
Prominent Russian Director Questioned in Fraud Case Premium

Cultural luminaries rise in defense of Kirill Serebrennikov following searches of his home and Moscow’s Gogol Center theater.

 
23 May 2017
Time of the Poisoners Premium
A thorough account of the killings of Ukrainian nationalists by the KGB brings up parallels between the Russia of the 1950s and today.
By Taras Kuzio
 
12 May 2017
Ancient Ceramics Hamper Major Gas Pipeline in Albania Premium

Find underlines that much of the country’s rich cultural heritage remains to be discovered.

 
10 May 2017
Ukrainian Eurovision Kicks Off Amid Tensions With Russia Premium

The authorities banned several Russian journalists ahead of the campy song contest, which has become increasingly politicized in recent years.   

 
4 May 2017
The Forgotten Art of Karakalpakstan
A Moscow show brings a little known avant-garde collection from Uzbekistan to a wider audience. From EurasiaNet.org.
 
1 May 2017
Armenian Genocide Pic Generates More Heat Than Light Premium
Producers of Kirk Kerkorian-inspired epic say someone didn’t want the film to get made.
 

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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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