Plus, “Russian Wahhabi” sentenced to prison and Ukrainian lawmakers debate a controversial language bill with their fists.
TOL Special Report: Protesting residents say overdevelopment of Russia's second city is destroying parks and greenery at a rate unseen since World War II.
Plus, Bosnia’s Brcko striking out on its own and mass antelope deaths mystify Kazakhstan.
TOL Special Report: A test drive for recycling in Russia’s second city gets an overwhelming response.
Plus, a Putin ally returns to Rosneft and “white beard” courts accused of holding back women’s rights in Kyrgyzstan.
Plus, NATO’s Baltic strategy and a new political opening for Georgian opposition leader Ivanishvili.
Life in the army comes loaded with perks and free from the bullying in other post-Soviet armies.
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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.