Arts & Culture
- 14 July 2014
- Tajikistan’s New Roots Music
- 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
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
In construction-crazy Baku, another old district faces the wrecking ball.
- By Vusala Alibayli and Famil Mahmudbeyli
- 3 June 2014
- Belarus May Impose ‘Serfdom,’ Kosovo Teeters Toward Vital Election
Plus, Montenegro’s odds of NATO membership on the rise, and a master craftsman revives an ancient art in Uzbekistan.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, Rebecca Johnson and Madeleine Stern
- 16 May 2014
- A Homeless People
- A gripping work of history traces with breadth and compassion the Circassians’ brutal expulsion from the Caucasus.
- By Rebecca Gould
- 8 May 2014
- Minsk Silences Activists on Eve of World Hockey Tourney, Ukrainian Cities Look to Curb Energy Waste
Plus, Albania seeks exploration bids from big oil players, and a questionable land deal fells Croatia’s finance minister.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, and Lily Sieradzki
- 7 May 2014
- Russia Bans Swearing, Kosovo to Hold Snap Election
Plus, Azerbaijan takes over chair of human rights body amid rising criticism and EU leaders sign on to Polish premier Tusk’s ‘energy union.’
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Lily Sieradzki
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