People

24 March 2017
Hungarian Ex-Spy Chief Warns of Russian Influence

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

 
23 March 2017
Putin Critic Gunned Down in Kyiv

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
 
23 February 2017
Former Guantanamo Inmates Struggle in Unfamiliar Balkan Conditions Premium

A journalist was stopped by police moments after interviewing a Yemeni man who was relocated to Serbia last year.

 
22 February 2017
Moldovan Homecoming

After years of living and working abroad, can homeward-bound Moldovans make their entrepreneurial dreams come true? From Ziarul de Garda.

By Liliya Zakharia
 
22 February 2017
Azerbaijan’s First Lady Appointed Vice President Premium

Move comes on the coattails of a referendum seen as part of President Aliyev’s strategy to cement his family’s grip on power. 

 
9 February 2017
Bulgaria Wants Recognition for Ethnic Kin in Albania Premium

The intricate ethnic mosaic of the Balkans comes up for debate – with help from a U.S. congressman.

 
8 February 2017
Azerbaijan's Jews: Hard-Won Harmony

The Caucasus country’s deep-rooted Jewish community is holding on in the face of massive emigration. From Meydan TV.

By Gunel Movlud, Aziz Kerimov, and Gaji Gajiyev
 

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