Central Europe & Baltics

7 December 2016
Bridge over Troubled Water

A village on the “border” of one of the self-proclaimed separatist areas shows the complexity of carrying out international plans to withdraw troops from Eastern Ukraine.

By Tatiana Kozak
2 December 2016
Slovenia Basks in Melania Trump’s Reflected Glow

Local businesses cautioned not to abuse the future first lady’s name and image.

2 December 2016
Ukrainians Plan Cyberattack on Russian Banks, FSB Warns

As tensions between Russia and the West grow, each side prepares for cyberattacks and foreign spy games.

1 December 2016
Islam Now Harder to Register as Official Religion in Slovakia

New legislation is the latest in a series of moves reflecting a tough line against migrants. 

29 November 2016
OpEd: Part of a Pattern

The shooting of a Hungarian police officer by a neo-Nazi leader spotlights the group’s Russia ties and wider threat to the region.  

By Peter Kreko and Lorant Gyori
24 November 2016
Little Hope for Swift Release of Czechs Held in Turkey

Incident underscores complexity of EU-Turkish relations as each side pursues its own interests in the Syrian conflict.

23 November 2016
Words Fly Over Russian Missiles on Baltic

NATO, Moscow resume long-running spat over whether the military alliance is aggressive or not.




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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