Society

13 August 2004
Puppet State or Failed State? Premium
As Russia’s engagement in Chechnya drags on, it’s time for a reality check about what the future would hold for an “independent” Chechnya.
By Nabi Abdullaev
 
12 August 2004
You Can Go Home Now Premium
What will it take to bring back more of the Serbs who fled Croatia during the war?
By Elizabeth Gettelman and Vedran Horvat
 
12 August 2004
Roma in the News Premium
Commemorating Holocaust victims, racist electioneering in Bulgaria, EU support for school segregation, and other news about the Roma.
By TOL
 
9 August 2004
Playing with Evidence Premium
The release by The Hague of a Bosnian Croat general highlights the possible role of Croatia’s secret services in covering up war crimes evidence.
By Zeljka Vujcic
 
9 August 2004
Beer Comes of Age Premium
Russia gradually wakes up to the idea that beer is alcohol.
By Sergei Borisov
 
9 August 2004
Time to Challenge Russia Premium
The frozen conflicts in Moldova and the southern Caucasus are becoming top-level issues—and if the EU and the next U.S. president apply the right pressure, Russia will change its position.
By Robert Cottrell
 
5 August 2004
Learning to Parrot Premium
The education system in Chechnya is teaching mountain children how to be both illiterate and beautiful reciters of Pushkin.
By Tanya Lokshina
 
5 August 2004
Light and Dark in the Pankisi Gorge Premium
The classroom is the only psychological haven where one person helps another to leave war behind, a Russian psychologist finds on a visit to Chechen schools in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge.
By Elvira Goryukhina
 
4 August 2004
Katyn II Premium
The Warsaw Uprising was a lost cause from the start, and paying homage to it is nonsensical, argues Poland’s most provocative editor-in-chief. From Nie.
By Jerzy Urban
 

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