28 July 2016
Russian Orthodox Church Goes High-Tech to Reach Believers
In addition to usual messaging features, a new app will fulfill needs for “interaction and continuous contact between parishioners and the Church."
26 July 2016
Exhibit Showing Serbia’s Intolerance for Censorship Backfires

Taking a leaf out of Orwell’s 1984, the exhibition shows media materials critical of Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, labeled ‘lies.’

4 July 2016
Chechen Leader Will Host ‘Apprentice’ Style Reality Show

Ramzan Kadyrov seeks a new aide – anyone can enter, only one will win. 


4 July 2016
Polish Government Continues Media Makeover

Local professional organization says over 160 journalists have left state broadcasters since new government took power.

23 June 2016
Online Dissenters in Russia Targeted

Internet freedom is increasingly fraying at the edges, as government critics on social media sites face physical assaults.

26 May 2016
Kremlin Critic Taken Off the Air Premium
A popular talk show on Ekho Moskvy, a bastion of independence in Russia, goes silent.
13 May 2016
Heads Roll at Independent-Minded Russian Media Group Premium
Ouster of three top editors follows police raids on other assets of owner Mikhail Prokhorov.
4 May 2016
RBC Owner Prokhorov Takes Stock After Police Raids Premium

Naming Russians cited in Panama Papers may have been the last straw for the independent media group.

27 April 2016
Russian Blogger Charged with Extremism Premium

Internet guru Anton Nossik is charged with hate speech over comments made about Syria.

22 April 2016
New Press Freedom Index Remains a Depressing Read Premium

Post-Soviet states again do miserably while Poland and Hungary drop down in the rankings.




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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