Society

30 January 2012
Mazbaev of the Antarctic

A 57-year-old geographer goes through icy hell to plant Kazakhstan’s flag at the South Pole.

By Dariya Tsyrenzhapova
 
27 January 2012
Communities of Despair Premium

Russian authorities seem oblivious to the stubbornly high teen suicide rate. Troubled youngsters are increasingly looking for solace online.

By Alexander Tretyakov
 

26 January 2012
Out of Jail, but Still in Prison

The hellish existence of many of Russia’s former inmates is everybody’s problem.

By Galina Stolyarova
 

26 January 2012
Poles on the March for Internet Freedom, Uzbekistan Somehow Short of Energy

Plus, Macedonia wrestles with lustration law, again, and Czechs search for Vietnamese speakers.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, and Kelly Klein
 
25 January 2012
Home Again, Sixty-Seven Years Later Premium

Expelled by Stalin, one Meskhetian family finally makes it back to Georgia.

By Temo Bardzimashvili
 

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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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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