Conflict & Diplomacy

13 October 2017
Frustration on Kyrgyz Border as Election Draws Near

Some Kyrgyz claim Kazakhstan is hampering border traffic in retaliation for their president’s verbal assaults on the Kazakh leader.

6 October 2017
War Grievances Force Delay of Vucic’s Croatia Trip

Belgrade, Zagreb accuse each other of erecting statues to war criminals in latest finger-pointing episode.

3 October 2017
Moscow, Belgrade Slam EU Reaction to Catalan Referendum

The two allies attacked Europe’s fence-sitting stance in dramatically different ways, reflecting recent history.

Nurulloh Muhammad Raufkhon
28 September 2017
Uzbekistan Silent on Reason for Writer’s Detention

The first dissident to test the openness of the year-old, post-Karimov administration was promptly arrested after his return from exile.

25 September 2017
Slovenia-Croatia Border Row Reignited Premium

Slovenian prime minister canceled planned meeting with his Croatian counterpart over rejection of arbitration ruling.

22 September 2017
Kyrgyzstan Accuses Kazakhstan of Election Meddling Premium

Nursultan Nazarbaev’s talk with a Kyrgyz opposition candidate sparks row between the Central Asian neighbors.

21 September 2017
Russia to Pay Damages to Beslan Survivors – Reluctantly Premium

2004 tragedy opened fault lines between the government and critics of its shoot-to-kill approach to terror incidents.

20 September 2017
New Revelations From 'Azerbaijani Laundromat' Could Shake German Elections Premium

A representative from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party allegedly received payments as part of the money-laundering operation.

Kurt Volker US Ukraine envoy
18 September 2017
Washington, Kyiv Dismiss Putin Peacekeeper Plan: Report Premium

White House envoy says he will discuss the Ukraine war with Kremlin official next month.

15 September 2017
Mirziyoyev Visit Opens Doors in Kyrgyzstan Premium

Central Asian neighbors take steps toward closer ties in a region crying out for cross-border ventures.



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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.

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