Economy & Business

5 December 2012
Serbia, Kosovo Agree on Border Protocol, Kyrgyzstan to Join Free Trade Bloc in 2014

Plus, a new mosque will honor Chechen leader Kadyrov and Russia’s beloved animator Fyodor Khitruk dies, aged 95.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Andrew McIntyre, and Nino Tsintsadze
4 December 2012
Ukrainian Government Resigns, Trouble in Placid Slovenia

Plus, Poland’s Catholic primate defends the use of baby boxes and British Russophiles are red-faced over a bad-taste photo. 

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
3 December 2012
Hungarians Come Out Against Anti-Semitic Remarks, Moldova Edges Closer to EU

Plus, a major snowfall creates a 100-mile traffic jam in Russia and Ukraine is hoodwinked in a phony gas deal.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
30 November 2012
Former Kosovo Leader Cleared of War Crimes, Pussy Riot Videos Ruled 'Extremist'

Plus, Russia levels posthumous charges against Magnitsky, and Croatia sees its first anti-austerity protest.

By S. Adam Cardais and Nino Tsintsadze
29 November 2012
On 100th Birthday Albania Offends, Hungarian Pol Faces Storm over Calls for ‘Jewish List’

Plus, Estonia and Latvia brace for more asylum seekers and Georgia’s new prime minister takes on The Washington Post.

By Nirvana Bhatia, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Nino Tsintsadze
28 November 2012
Witness in Magnitsky Case Found Dead, Tajik Facebook Goes Dark

Plus, Ukraine marks a milestone in the Chernobyl cleanup and Russians plan to celebrate the end of the world in style.

By Ky Krauthamer,Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Andrew McIntyre
28 November 2012
Drinking Firewater in Moldova Premium
Almost all the rural population lacks clean drinking water, and in one village the water can even be set alight.
By Dmitri Romanovski
26 November 2012
Fugitive Albanian Spy Convicted of Torture, Hungary’s Credit Rating Takes Another Dive

Plus, an expensive dispute over a Yugoslav-era bank won’t go away, and Russia frees an imprisoned physicist after eight years.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain



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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