Conflict & Diplomacy

25 August 2016
Norway is Shutting The Door on The ‘Arctic Route’

The Scandinavian country comes under fire for plans to build a new fence to deter migrants on a border crossing with Russia.

25 August 2016
Smugglers Renovate Road on Russia-Belarus Border

Locals thankful for road renovations, which unknown smugglers undertook to enable traffic for trucks loaded with contraband EU fruit. 


24 August 2016
A Different Kind of Role Model

The Brexiting UK is likely to acquire a capacity to further befog international relations, not least those concerning new and prospective EU members.

By Tihomir Loza
23 August 2016
Georgia Says It Foiled Plot to Bomb Pipeline

Seven held on terrorism and other charges after explosives, weapons found near Tbilisi.

23 August 2016
Supply and Demand

Due to an increasingly restrictive border regime along the ‘Balkan route,’ the business of people smuggling is on the rise.

By Sebastian Zimmermann
23 August 2016
Russia’s Donbas ‘Buildup’: Threat or Bargaining Chip?

Ukrainian leader warns of possible Russian invasion, while the Pentagon tries to inject a note of realism into increasingly tense debate.

22 August 2016
U.S. Closes In on Ukraine’s Firtash

The mega-wealthy businessman, who once partnered with Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, loses another round in extradition fight.

16 August 2016
Grenade Spoils Good Mood Over Bridge Renovation in Kosovo

The reopening of a bridge in Mitrovica could mark a new beginning for the city.




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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