People

15 August 2017
Alexei Navalny and the Moral Pillars of Democracy
Will the restoration of democratic institutions in Russia usher in a liberal paradise? The answer could very well be 'no.' From openDemocracy.
By William Echols
 
14 August 2017
Embattled Theater Director Trapped In Russia

Kirill Serebrennikov has seen his funding cut and a controversial ballet axed, and could soon be charged with swindling the state out of millions.

 
14 August 2017
East European Hackers Face Extradition to U.S.

Romania’s ‘Guccifer’ accuses U.S. intelligence of breaking into Democratic Party computers amid tumultuous 2016 presidential campaign.

 
2 August 2017
Gulnara Karimova’s Son Pleads for a Fair Trial

Uzbekistan releases details of charges against the former leader’s daughter three years after she vanished from public view.

 
28 July 2017
Wallenberg Family Sues for Access to KGB Files Premium

The truth about the disappearance and death of the heroic Swedish diplomat is shrouded in bureaucratic fog.

 
24 July 2017
Strangers in Their Own Land

Displaced by the war in the east of Ukraine, ethnic Roma struggle to find acceptance elsewhere amid enduring racism and prejudice. From Hromadske.

By Anastasia Kanareva and Bogdan Kinashchuk
 
19 July 2017
In Class or in Jail? Premium

A summer of attacks by Roma has Bulgaria again looking for answers, but, this time, politicians might actually be serious about it.     

By Boyko Vassilev
 
11 July 2017
Pristina Café Gives Work and Visibility to People with Down Syndrome Premium

In addition to employing people who have the genetic disorder, bar X21 is also raising awareness about the syndrome. 

 

10 July 2017
Lithuania Jails Russian for Spying Premium

Spying accusations and convictions against Russians and alleged local helpers are on the rise in the Baltics.

 
27 June 2017
Running in Place

Ukrainian officials haven’t stopped agitating for the release of political prisoners in Russia, but in an interview, the cousin of jailed film director Oleg Sentsov says she’s heard things are at a dead end. From Hromadske.

By Sergey Mokrushin
 

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