Arts & Culture

1 April 2016
Russia Sees Red over Polish Plans to Smash Soviet Statues Premium

Poland wants to demolish about 500 Soviet monuments, but will preserve Red Army soldiers’ graves.

18 March 2016
Moldovan Gang Accused of Masterminding Italian Art Theft Premium

Guard may have helped armed thieves lift valuable Renaissance works from Verona’s Castelvecchio Museum.

15 March 2016
Romanians Flock to Ceausescu’s Palace Premium
The former strongman’s ‘Spring Palace’ had been closed to visitors for more than a quarter century.
26 February 2016
Oscar Contenders from Around the Bloc Premium
Transition’s essential guide to this year’s entries from post-communist countries for Best Foreign Film (and many other categories) ahead of the 88th Academy Awards.
By Allison Tretina
25 February 2016
Romanian Churches Fall, and a Community Withers Premium

Culture Ministry launches fund to protect hundreds of old buildings at risk of imminent collapse.

23 February 2016
Moscow Exhibition on U.S. ‘Lies’ Distorts Uncomfortable Facts Premium

Pro-Kremlin youth group uses inaccurate and misleading information to expose U.S. ‘lies,’ Novaya Gazeta says.




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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