21 October 2016
Romania the Leanest, Central Europe and Baltics Among Heaviest In the EU

Eurostat survey shows positive correlation between age and obesity, and a drop in obesity as education levels increase. 

13 October 2016
Daughter of Kadyrov Critic Assaulted

Her father, head of Russian MMA group, had suffered extensive backlash after criticizing MMA children fights in Chechnya. 

6 October 2016
Albania Gets Set for Second-Ever Royal Wedding Premium

Communists labelled King Zog a traitor and erased the royal family from the history books; monarchists see Prince Leka II’s upcoming marriage as an important symbol.

3 October 2016
Into the Mainstream Premium

As Czech students headed back to class this fall, their schools started implementing a long-awaited law that could finally end the de facto segregation of Roma students – though activists remain skeptical. 

By Barbara Levin
3 October 2016
Polish Women Protest Planned Abortion Ban Premium
Millions of Polish women are expected to take part in strikes – and to the streets – to protest a new anti-abortion proposal.
26 September 2016
Formerly Anti-Semitic Hungarian Politician Wants to Move to Israel Premium

After embracing his Jewish heritage, former far-right party leader is focused on fighting anti-Semitism. 

23 September 2016
Putin, Dodik Meet Ahead of Illegal Republika Srpska Referendum Premium

Milorad Dodik’s defiance of ban on ‘Statehood Day’ plebiscite seen as bid to highlight weakness of Bosnia’s central authorities, pave way for secession vote.

23 September 2016
UN Expert: Azerbaijan’s Civil Society ‘Paralyzed’ Premium

Report by UN special rapporteur comes ahead of 26 September referendum on constitutional changes enhancing President Ilham Aliyev’s powers.

23 September 2016
Nordic Nations: EU Must Punish Hungary Over Stance on Refugees Premium

Hungarians are expected to reject a EU plan for quotas to settle asylum seekers in an upcoming referendum.

21 September 2016
Czechs Hold Russian Dissident Artist on Interpol List, Extradition Unsure Premium

Moscow is awaiting official notice from Prague about the possible repatriation of Oleg Vorotnikov, a founding member of Russian public-art collective Voina.




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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