Central Europe & Baltics

23 October 2009
The More Things Change Premium
The fall of communism meant drastic changes in doctors’ relationships with patients, hospitals, and the state. And much more paperwork.
By Boyko Vassilev, Lucie Kavanova, Anita Komuves, Wojciech Kosc, Pavol Szalai, and Sinziana Demian
22 October 2009
Living in the Anti-Material World Premium
A remarkable array of photos documents Eastern bloc commercial culture just before it gave way to Western consumerism. A TOL special report.
By Andy Markowitz
21 October 2009
Everything Must Go Premium
Facing a ballooning budget deficit, Poland cleans out its closets and puts a few assets up for sale.
By Marynia Kruk
Gaspar Miklos Tamas
19 October 2009
Where Did We Go Wrong? Premium
Amid recession and a far-right resurgence, a philosopher, a businessman, and a student assess the state of the Hungarian nation today. A TOL special report.
By Thomas Orszag-Land
19 October 2009
An Opportunity Pounding on the Door Premium
Eastern European media are still struggling to figure out how to cash in on the social networking boom.
By Marius Dragomir
16 October 2009
Teaching One History, Living Another

In the classroom, the strong hand of the state has given way to the mixed blessings of freedom. A TOL special report.

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By Boyko Vassilev, Lucie Kavanova, Anita Komuves, Wojciech Kosc, Sinziana Demian, and Pavol Szalai


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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. 

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