Plus, a whistleblower on pro-Kremlin trolling files suit, and Kyrgyzstan targets maternal mortality.
Plus, report finds evidence of ‘ongoing war crimes’ in eastern Ukraine, and UN rights officials raise red flags in Macedonia and Hungary.
The massive project takes its place alongside other record-breakers, but is it really what the country needs?
Warmed-over conspiracy theories and the battle of ideas. From openDemocracy.
Plus, Moldovan authorities seek more than $1 billion in missing bank loans and a Dutch museum challenges Crimea’s claim on Scythian gold artifacts.
Plus, Kazakhstan and China sign a $23 billion economic package and a bold Wagner staging costs Novosibirsk’s opera chief his job.
What have we lost with the fading of Mitteleuropa as a place and a state of mind?
After months of preparation, we’re officially introducing our partner project Press Start. The site will become the first global crowdfunding platform for reporters in countries where the press cannot report freely, potentially revolutionizing the way independent journalism is funded in the developing world and countries in transition.