Economy & Business

16 October 2012
Hague Tribunal Opens Final Trial, Uzbek Labor Practices in Court of World Opinion

Plus, Azerbaijan’s government cautiously embraces Islamic finance and the Hungarian government takes a slap in the face from a hero of the counter-culture.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
15 October 2012
Lithuanians Dump Austerity, Some Kazakh Faith Groups to Disappear

Plus, Russia’s regional elections draw yawns and fraud claims, and Germany seeks to reinstate visas for some Balkan countries.

By Barbara Frye,Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
12 October 2012
Hungary’s Leader Makes His Case, Bosnian Town Elects Muslim Woman Mayor

Plus, cigarette makers make a last push against a new Russian smoking ban, and Baku blames BP for a production slump.

By S. Adam Cardais and Ioana Caloianu
11 October 2012
Ancient Durres Battles to Preserve its Past Premium
Unchecked growth in Albania’s Adriatic port city leaves history in the construction dust.
By Ky Krauthamer
11 October 2012
Dissidents Self-Immolate in Albania, Croatian Court Delivers a Budget Blow

Plus, Serbia balks at Brussels’ demand to respect Kosovo’s ‘territorial integrity,’ and Ukraine’s prime minister speaks up for an embattled news channel.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
10 October 2012
Another Belarusian Rights Group Faces Closure, 22 Sentenced in Baku Spy Case

Plus, Romanian public TV announces huge job cuts and Ukraine finds itself between a European rock and a hard-bargaining Russia.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Andrew McIntyre



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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.

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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