Conflict & Diplomacy

16 February 2018
Lithuania Looks Ahead, With One Eye on Russia

Independence celebrations kick off a year of centennials across Eastern Europe.

16 February 2018
Crucial Balkan Border Deal Nears Finish Line

Kosovans are hoping to travel visa-free in the EU once lawmakers ratify controversial agreement.

16 February 2018
Tajikistan in Landmark Power Deal With Uzbekistan

Their ties have been strained for much of the quarter-century since independence, but Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are moving swiftly to patch things up.

15 February 2018
Rights Groups Call for Release of Uzbek Journalist

Watchdogs say illegal arrests and torture of prisoners continue even as government eases burdens on the citizenry.

8 February 2018
Moldovan President Blasts Romanian Unification Talk

As Dodon warns of impending ‘civil war,’ his government inks military pact with Romania.

8 February 2018
Who Gets to Use the Name ‘Macedonia?’
A decades-old row yet to be resolved. From The Conversation.
By Neophytos Loizides
8 February 2018
Juncker Throws Cold Water on Piran Bay Dispute

European Commission chief tells Zagreb and Ljubljana the EU wants no part of the long-running border squabble.

2 February 2018
Bosniak Leader’s Visit With Erdogan Draws Flak Premium

Critics of Turkey’s growing role in the Balkans say Ankara is projecting power into the former Ottoman provinces.

2 February 2018
The Search For a New World Order, Then and Now Premium
A century later, Woodrow Wilson would be aghast at the lack of community among nations.
By Peter Rutland
1 February 2018
Spain Throws Up Roadblock to Kosovo’s EU Hopes Premium

The Catalonian crisis has hardened Madrid’s resistance to recognition of the former Serbian province.



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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. 

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