Books

19 November 2015
A ‘Bucket of Mud’ for Belarus Premium
The country’s mercurial leader first welcomes the Nobel Prize in literature for Svetlana Alexievich, then attacks the world-famous writer.
By Tatiana Kozak
 
19 October 2015
Lohvinau: Publisher Who Defies the Lukashenka Regime Premium

Svetlana Alexievich may won international acclaim as the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, but at home only a single publisher has braved government hurdles to print the laureate’s literature.

 
8 October 2015
Belarusian Journalist Wins Nobel Premium

Ukrainian-born Svetlana Alexievich awarded 2015 Nobel Prize for literature – for her non-fiction oral histories.

 
14 April 2015
What Russian Students Learn About Russia’s Enemies Premium

Warmed-over conspiracy theories and the battle of ideas. From openDemocracy.

By Serghei Golunov
 
5 March 2015
An Old Love Story with New Meaning Premium

What have we lost with the fading of Mitteleuropa as a place and a state of mind?

By Boyko Vassilev
 
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
 
19 December 2014
The Lukashenka Code Premium
Book excerpt: Why is the Belarusian leader so reviled in the West yet so firmly entrenched at home?
By Grigory Ioffe
 

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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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