Arts & Culture

10 February 2016
Russian Royals to Get ‘Game of Thrones’ Treatment

Russian producers plan 144-episode TV series on the rise, glory, and bloody downfall of the House of Romanov.

2 February 2016
Maidan: A Tale of Two Movies

One is in the running for an Oscar, another, very different take aired on French television despite Kyiv’s objections.

26 January 2016
Sword-and-Sovereignty Epic Coming to Kazakh TV

With the president’s blessing, his biopic director, Rustem Abdrashev, is shooting a series reimaging the birth of the first Kazakh state.

23 December 2015
Moscow-Ankara Row Dims Luster at Turkic Song Contest

Performers from Russia’s many Turkic-populated regions have their hopes dashed as authorities suspend ties with the contest’s backer.

17 December 2015
Uzbekistan Musicians Face ‘Values’ Tests

Government calls for licensing authority to more closely scrutinize performers’ lyrics, embrace of Uzbek values.

4 December 2015
Serbia Calls on Steven Seagal
Martial arts master, Hollywood action hero and self-described Russian Mongol asked to train Serbian special police.




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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