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11 February 2016
Romanian Court Upholds Communist Prison Chief's Conviction

At 90, Alexandru Visinescu is the only person responsible for abuses in communist-era prisons to be jailed.

 
11 February 2016
No End in Sight to Exodus of Kazakhstan’s Russians

About 19,000 ethnic Russians left during the first nine months of 2015, reports say.

 
10 February 2016
UN Says Rights Record of Belarus Remains Dismal

The dismal human rights record of Belarus shows no sign of improvement after October’s elections, UN says.

 

9 February 2016
Serbia Divided Over Legacy of Wartime Leader Nedic

The German ally saved thousands of Serbian lives during the war, his family and supporters claim.

 
9 February 2016
Of Judges and Slaves
Or, why a quibble over history topped all other news in Bulgaria.
By Boyko Vassilev
 
8 February 2016
Albanian Lawmakers Pass Logging Ban

Illegal and legal logging may have destroyed more than half the country’s forests since 1990, environmentalists say.

 
8 February 2016
Bosnians Rally Against Courtroom Hijab Ban

Prohibition on displaying all religious symbols in court is really aimed at educated female Muslims, critics say.

 

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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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