15 May 2017
Romanian Lawmakers Endorse Ban on Same-Sex Marriages

A Senate vote and a referendum are still needed to enshrine man-woman unions as the only legal form of marriage.

5 May 2017
Turkmenistan Welcomes Golfing Legend Nicklaus

The eighteen-time major winner is working with eccentric leader Berdymukhamedov on designs for several golf courses.

27 April 2017
On the Waiting List
Internally displaced people from the Nagorno Karabakh conflict have spent more than two decades in temporary housing, despite Azerbaijan’s promises of resettlement. From the Caucasian Knot.
By Faik Medzhid
24 April 2017
Crimean Attorneys Don’t Have It Easy

After the Russian annexation, few Crimean law professionals are eager to take on sensitive, politically charged cases. From Euroradio.

By Ales Pilecki and Zmicier Lukashuk
19 April 2017
Georgia's Five-Year-Old Prince Prepares to Reign
Although the restoration of the Bagration dynasty seems unlikely, Crown Prince Giorgi has some influential players in his corner, starting with the Georgian Orthodox Church leader. From
By Tamar Kikacheishvili
24 March 2017
Hungarian Ex-Spy Chief Warns of Russian Influence Premium

Interview with Ferenc Katrein gives insight into the world of Central European intelligence.

23 March 2017
Putin Critic Gunned Down in Kyiv Premium

Police chief says exiled former Duma MP Denis Voronenkov was likely the victim of a contract killing.

22 March 2017
There’s No Stopping Navalny

Don’t make Russia’s anti-Kremlin opposition angry, because you wouldn’t like it when it’s angry. From Global Voices. 

By Isaac Webb
9 March 2017
Uzbek Activist Urlaeva Held in Psychiatric Facility Premium

Advocate for worker rights was due to meet with international organizations on forced labor in the cotton industry.

2 March 2017
Convert and Love: Russia’s Muslim Wives

Russian women marrying Muslim men convert to Islam in the certainty that a shared religion will strengthen their family, but most often cultural differences often win out. From openDemocracy.

By Ekaterina Neroznikova




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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. 

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