Arts & Culture

13 February 2015
Ukraine Fighting Continues As Truce Nears; Minsk Host Says Coffee, Cheese Helped Fuel Talks Premium

Plus, Kosovo minister wants EU to stanch flow of asylum-seeking migrants, and Bulgaria is under fire over juvenile prison conditions.

By Timothy Spence
3 February 2015
West Fears Another Abkhazia in Eastern Ukraine, Romanian Judges Guilty in Bribery Case Premium

Plus, Merkel urges Hungary’s Orban to respect dissent, and crowdfunders aim to save a Belarus bookstore from a crippling fine.

By Barbara Frye, Piers Lawson, and Ioana Caloianu
2 February 2015
Kyiv Appeals for Non-Lethal Aid; Macedonian Party Boss Accused of Colluding with Spies Premium

Plus, Budapest demonstrators tell Orban to ‘scram,’ and fire devastates a prized Moscow library.

By Timothy Spence
21 January 2015
For Tajik Film, Nowhere to Go but Up Premium

Modest investments into Tajikistan’s devastated film industry are starting to reap dividends both domestically and abroad.

By Jamila Sujud
19 January 2015
No New Cease-Fire for Ukraine, Mass Killing in Armenia Prompts a Call from Putin Premium

Plus, jihadists reportedly expand their recruitment drive in Kyrgyzstan, and rights groups protest the jailing of a Macedonian journalist. 

By Timothy Spence
6 January 2015
EU Bosnia Plan Goes Awry, Greenaway’s Eisenstein Biopic Denounced by Russian Film Agency Premium

Plus, Belarus eases foreign currency restrictions and a key Milosevic witness may sue the Hague tribunal.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
11 December 2014
Coming Home to Rus' Premium

A new book sheds light on the historical origins of the deadly farce playing out in the Donbas.

By Violeta Davoliute


Now available! A new TOL e-book: "Roma at Risk: Europe's Largest Minority" is a compilation of articles from TOL’s past coverage. The present collection is a detailed analysis of the ethnic Roma minority over the past five years, with a focus on social issues, integration efforts and education.
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