Arts & Culture

7 August 2014
‘There is No One to Visit Anymore’

An Uzbekistani photographer revisits a beloved town, abandoned by a tide of emigration. First in a series.

By Dengiz Uralov
 
4 August 2014
Nationalism Beyond the Parades

A traveling exhibition explores the personal dimension of a phenomenon usually associated with the public square.

By Peter Rutland
 
30 July 2014
Atrocities Probe Points to Top Figures in Kosovo, Russia Sanctions Bite Major Energy Companies

Plus, Hungary’s leader embraces ‘illiberal democracy’ and Central Asian countries are again named religion bullies.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
 
28 July 2014
Russia Hit With Massive Yukos Judgment, Georgia Charges Saakashvili With Abusing Office

Plus, a Macedonian archeologist is jailed in smuggling case and a Bosnian leader decries flood donors’ mistrust.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
 
Avesto 100
14 July 2014
Tajikistan’s New Roots Music Premium
Relatively quickly, jazz has found a home in the traditional tunes of this mountain country.
By Jamila Sujud
 
4 July 2014
Military Shakeup in Ukraine, Transdniester and Moscow Ink Trade Deal

Plus, a Serbian journalist is brutally beaten, and a European court slams Russia for violating human rights.

By S. Adam Cardais, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 
2 July 2014
Ajla Terzic: A Not So Simple Life Premium

The Bosnian novelist and journalist talks about growing up in wartime, Yugoslav pop, and why Bosnia needs to move on.

By John K. Cox
 
4 June 2014
There Goes the Neighborhood Premium

In construction-crazy Baku, another old district faces the wrecking ball.

By Vusala Alibayli and Famil Mahmudbeyli
 

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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.

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