Economy & Business

6 March 2013
Moldova Government Collapses, Ukraine Makes Cautious Approach to Russian Trade Bloc

Plus, Kazakh mosques feel the bite of a new religion law and the United States and Russia join together in bid to ban polar bear hunting.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Richard Parrish, and Connor Zickgraf
5 March 2013
The Nationalist Paradox

Even the region’s nationalists need foreign investment to make ends meet.

By Martin Ehl
28 February 2013
Coke-Free Uzbekistan, All-Electric Estonia Premium

Plus, crisis-battered Slovenia and Bulgaria try to pick up the political pieces and Saakashvili admits he flubbed an attack on Russian banks.

By Nirvana Bhatia, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Richard Parrish, and Connor Zickgraf
25 February 2013
Magnitsky-Linked Probe Widens in Europe, Baku Restricts Religious Material Premium

Plus, Brussels sees gloom in this year’s Eastern economies and Ukraine mulls renting its pipelines to Gazprom.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze


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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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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