Arts & Culture

27 June 2016
Albania: The Worst and the Brightest

Two new books in English shed light on modern-day Albania, from the rise of its Stalinist dictatorship to its far from complete transition to democracy.

By Besar Likmeta
20 June 2016
Whatever Happened to Pussy Riot?
Iconoclasts to some, icons to others – we look at what they’re up to today.
By Anna Bisikalo
10 June 2016
Controversial Russian Artist Pavlensky Freed
Known for harming himself as a form of protest, Pavlensky was fined for damaging ‘cultural heritage’ – the doors to Moscow’s KGB/FSB headquarters.
10 June 2016
On the Lighter Side: Wacky Bridge Stories
Think the Kadyrov scandal is the only strange bridge story out there? Think again.
By Matt Finkel
9 June 2016
Bulgarian Communist Monument May Get New Lease on Life
Two young digital designers and an architect are spurring new ideas for the building.
31 May 2016
Romania Unveils Massive Sculpture Premium
A recently inaugurated monument commemorating the victims of Communism has divided public opinion, with some criticizing its location and style.



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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