Conflict & Diplomacy

23 September 2016
Putin, Dodik Meet Ahead of Illegal Republika Srpska Referendum

Milorad Dodik’s defiance of ban on ‘Statehood Day’ plebiscite seen as bid to highlight weakness of Bosnia’s central authorities, pave way for secession vote.

23 September 2016
Nordic Nations: EU Must Punish Hungary Over Stance on Refugees

Hungarians are expected to reject a EU plan for quotas to settle asylum seekers in an upcoming referendum.

21 September 2016
Russian MP: ‘We Will Buy Bulgaria’
Tolstoy’s great-grandson, a prominent lawmaker and TV personality, says Russia will ‘buy out the whole of Bulgaria’ to secure its loyalty.
21 September 2016
Lawyers for Banned Tajik Party Face Long Prison Terms Amid Crackdown

The sentencing of IRPT lawyers, after a closed trial, comes days before UN Human Rights Council’s review of Tajikistan's human rights record. 

19 September 2016
Slovakia’s Fico Vows No Compromise on Brexit

Visegrad Four countries continue to demand full rights for their citizens in Britain, EU or no EU.

14 September 2016
Romania And Bulgaria Got Into the EU Too Early, Finance Watchdog Says

European Court of Auditors has disclosed that the two countries became members despite its recommendation to wait.

12 September 2016
Azeri Activists Appeal to Council of Europe Ahead of Referendum

Five leading human rights defenders have called on the Council of Europe to assess the contentious Azerbaijani referendum.

9 September 2016
Early Voting Underway and Under Fire in Belarus

OSCE has criticized the process meant to elect representatives for the lower house of parliament.




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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