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18 January 2017
Russian Higher-Ups Question Teacher’s ‘Pornography’ Conviction

The video used to convict the young teacher was also evidence in a case she helped bring about.

 
Hasan Huseinov
3 January 2017
An Empire Divided by a Common Language

'Sovietization' by means of Russian was devastating both for the Russian language and other languages across the old USSR, linguist Hasan Huseinov argues.

By Kseniya Turkova
 
22 December 2016
The Anger Beneath

For those seeking a Western orientation for Moldova’s future, the victory of Igor Dodon was a devastating loss – as their opinions aired in a popular Moldovan newspaper showed all too clear. From Ziarul de Garda.

 
12 December 2016
The Question of the Poor East Premium

A success story at first glance, southeastern Poland’s development is still lagging behind in areas needed to make the locals happy.  

By Martin Ehl
 
8 December 2016
How Belgrade Became a Hub for Sex Change Surgery Premium

Medical tourism for gender reassignment surgeries is becoming increasingly popular in queer-unfriendly Serbia.

 
2 December 2016
Slovenia Basks in Melania Trump’s Reflected Glow Premium

Local businesses cautioned not to abuse the future first lady’s name and image.

 
30 November 2016
The Armenians of Aleppo

As the crisis in Syria continues to escalate, thousands of Syrian Armenians have been seeking shelter in their historical motherland. 

 
22 November 2016
Polish Parliament Member Threatens Non-Catholics with Deportation Premium
Public response to her comments included both sarcasm and concern as Poles weigh the implications for religious minorities.
 
18 November 2016
Hello, Petro? Almazbek Here Premium

Infamous Russian pranksters hit another Ukrainian target.

 

14 November 2016
The Donald’s Apprentice Ambassador? Premium

Ivana Trump, ex-wife of US president-elect Donald Trump, wants to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic.

 

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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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