U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.
After decades of keeping silent about the largest World War II-era concentration camp on its territory, Belarus unveils memorial in Maly Trostenets.
Russia deploys more naval ships and steps up stop-and-search of Ukrainian cargo vessels.
Meanwhile, Kazakhstan almost sees a rare opposition protest.
A recent report from human rights organization Amnesty International has also criticized Poland for a ‘climate of uncertainty and fear.’
Albania, North Africa could host vetting centers as EU seeks to outsource processing of potential refugees.
The Moldovan government took a big step yesterday, approving a plan to eliminate conscription, but does the country really need a professional army? From Ziarul de Garda, a news and analysis site.
The turmoil of the 1990s has left a lasting mark on the region in the form of high levels of gun ownership.
Officials have made direct contact with the Taliban as a prelude to peace talks.
Bosnian police shut down a border crossing on Monday to stop migrants from entering neighboring Croatia.
Transitions magazine = Your one-stop source for news, research and analysis on the post-communist region.
Sign up for the free TOL newsletter!
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.