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

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
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

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.

 
4 November 2016
Lukashenka’s Unending Anti-Corruption Drive Premium

The Belarusian president has carefully crafted his crusader image – a major factor in his staying power.

By Jeremy Druker
 

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

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 Premium
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 Premium

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 Premium

Eurostat survey shows positive correlation between age and obesity, and a drop in obesity as education levels increase. 

 

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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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