27 October 2016
Barbed Wire Is the Tie That Binds Belarus and Russia

Anonymous artist makes a pointed addition to a Minsk mural symbolizing the city’s friendship with Moscow.

26 October 2016
Croats, Slovaks Biggest "Mama's Boys" in EU
Young people from EU’s southeastern countries live with parents longest in the EU, while young Balts and Central Europeans leave home earlier.
25 October 2016
Uphill Climb to Gift Highest Peak to Latvia

Former Latvian refugee hopes to give country’s highest peak to the state for its 100th anniversary, but has met with legal roadblocks.

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.




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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