Society

23 June 2017
What’s a House Without a Balcony?

A town in southern Armenia is determined to preserve its architectural heritage, including a peculiarity once fashionable in the 19th century. From Jamnews.

By Anahit Baghdasaryan
 
21 June 2017
Former Albanian Dictator’s Grandson Faces Jail

The impoverishment inflicted by Europe’s harshest communist regime left Albania an easy prey for drug gangs.

 
20 June 2017
Rights Court Condemns Russian Anti-Gay Law

Legislation discriminates against gays and turns a blind eye to homophobia, European Court of Human Rights rules.

 
16 June 2017
Czech Republic’s Neanderthal-Age Secrets Brought to Light

Finds from an ancient campsite reveal changing ways of life at a crucial period in the development of modern Europeans.

 
15 June 2017
Moscow Urban Renewal Scheme Clears Hurdle

Russian capital due to be transformed as thousands of Soviet-era apartment buildings fall to the wrecking ball.

 
12 June 2017
Russian Craft Food Chain Purveys Bread, Salt, and Bigotry Premium

Shops are owned by capitalist-turned-organic farmer German Sterligov, an advocate of the good old ways.

 

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