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25 July 2016
93-year-old Czech WWII Pilot Flies His Beloved Spitfire Again

The former RAF pilot had not flown one in 70 years.

 
25 July 2016
A Tribute to Pavel Sheremet

The Belarusian journalist, killed by a car bomb last week, was a larger-than-life figure who inspired many with his tenacious reporting and forceful personality.

By TOL
 
14 July 2016
Dissenting Montenegrin Admiral Posthumously Honored
An admiral in the Yugoslav Navy in 1991, Vladimir Barovic chose to kill himself rather than bomb the Croatian coast.
 
13 July 2016
Whatever Happened to Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha?

Deposed in 1946 by the Communist takeover, only to become prime minister more than half a century later, the last Bulgarian monarch is still leading a busy life.

By Lyubomir Martinov
 
5 July 2016
Some Well-Needed Attention for Domestic Violence in Kazakhstan

An attack on a local actress and pop media producer gets people talking, with social media users showing solidarity but also mocking the problem. 

By Gillian Rochkind
 
2 June 2016
LSD in Communist Bulgaria Premium

Doctors had been experimenting with LSD years before the psychedelic revolution hit the United States.

 
31 May 2016
Vegan Café Attacked in Tbilisi Premium

Disruption appears to be work of far-right extremists acting against a symbol of an alternative lifestyle.

 
30 May 2016
Russian Manhandled Over Social Media Comment Premium
Police brutally arrest man for alleged extremist online activity.
 
27 May 2016
Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine Premium

Former Soviet leader won’t be able to visit for five years because of support for Crimea annexation.

 
26 May 2016
Three Charged for Prague Castle Underwear Exploit Premium
Other notorious actions by secretive activist group include publicizing phone numbers of Czech leaders and setting off a fake atomic blast on live TV.
 

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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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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