1 August 2007
Halyna Petrosanyak Premium
An award-winning poet reflects on the west Ukrainian cultural milieu, the reputation of Ukrainians who cross borders, and on respecting her own boundaries.
By Oksana Forostyna
12 July 2007
Ironic Curtain Premium
Why can’t Eastern politicians learn from the West how to use humor to their advantage?
By Katerina Safarikova
6 July 2007
Fresh Face, New Hope Premium
The 28-year-old mayor of Chisinau is bringing much-needed enthusiasm to an often overlooked corner of Europe.
4 July 2007
The First Romani Mayor Premium
A small town near Bucharest makes history as it elects the country’s first Rom to do a hugely difficult job.
By Daniel Ganga and Petru Zoltan
27 June 2007
Hip, Hot, and Proud to be Roma Premium
Rappers from a Czech minority gain majority appeal with a fusion of sounds and introspective lyrics.
By Alexandra L. Woodruff
7 May 2007
Gray Eminence in a Black-and-White Era Premium
Ivica Racan was incorruptible and competent at a time when Croatia needed those qualities, but also needed much more.
By Tihomir Loza
4 May 2007
One Family Tree's Deep Shadows Premium
Three generations and several cataclysms later, Dostoevsky's once-communist great-grandson embraces his towering ancestor.
By Galina Stolyarova
3 May 2007
Speaking of Yeltsin
A look back on Boris Yeltsin by a writer who knew him in his political salad days.
By Boris Kagarlitsky
25 April 2007
The Line of Return Premium
Practicing borderland in dialogue with Czeslaw Milosz.
By Krzysztof Czyzewski
24 April 2007
Judging the Legacy Premium
Say what you want about Yeltsin – and you’re probably right.
By Peter Rutland


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