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26 July 2016
Georgia’s Olympic Team: Overdressed For the Occasion?

Inspired by traditional Georgian costumes, the outfits were derided for their “provincial modesty.” From EurasiaNet.

 
22 July 2016
Ukrainian Torrent Mogul Nabbed in Poland

Artem Vaulin, aka ‘tirm,’ allegedly funneled millions in ad revenue to a Latvian bank.

 
21 July 2016
Monumental Dispute Over Ivan the Terrible Statue

Plans to build a statue of the controversial 16th-century tsar draw the ire of residents.

 
21 July 2016
Yazidis on Edge

Armenia’s largest ethnic minority fears the impact of administrative reform on local-language education.

By epress.am
 
20 July 2016
Top Russian Crime Fighters Suspected of Mob Ties

Investigative Committee officials allegedly took bribes, arranged release of notorious crime figure.

 
20 July 2016
Cubing in Prague

The Czech capital hosts the 2016 European Rubik’s Cube Championship, as the cube, a Hungarian invention, comes home to Central Europe.

By Elizabeth Potter and Gillian Rochkind
 
20 July 2016
Anti-Gulen Campaign Spreads to Caucasus

Turkey’s massive crackdown on supporters of U.S.-based cleric is making waves in neighboring countries.

 

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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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