Central Europe & Baltics

24 October 2016
A Shocker in Lithuania

Voters hand victory to a party that previously held just one seat in parliament.

24 October 2016
The Victory of Abortion Rights Protesters in Poland Is Likely to Be Short-Lived

Despite the apparent victory of protesters in early October and new demonstrations that broke out yesterday, it remains likely that the government will still push for new restrictions on abortion. From EUROPP.

By Magdalena Mikulak
21 October 2016
Romania the Leanest, Central Europe and Baltics Among Heaviest In the EU

Eurostat survey shows positive correlation between age and obesity, and a drop in obesity as education levels increase. 

20 October 2016
Estonia to Engage More Women in Military

As the Baltic states build military capacity, Estonia hopes to recruit women for its defense forces.

20 October 2016
China Flexes Its Muscles in Central Europe

China threatens to take action against Slovakia after President Andrej Kiska meets with the Dalai Lama, while Czechs send mixed signals.

19 October 2016
Czech Underwater Cave Found to be World’s Deepest

An expedition has revealed that an underwater limestone cavern in the eastern part of the Czech Republic is 12 meters deeper than the former world record-holder in Italy.




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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