Eastern Europe & Russia

17 October 2017
The Kremlin’s New Darling: Cryptocurrency

Putin adviser launches bitcoin mining company as Russia pushes alternatives to American dollar.

 
17 October 2017
How Poroshenko Passed an Unpopular Law

The Ukrainian authorities tried to conceal the extension of a law granting special status to Donbas, while the parliament bowed to the president’s will. From Hromadske International.

By Nastya Stanko and Maksym Kamenev
 
17 October 2017
A Mystery in Albania

Russia? Again? Buying, controlling, manipulating, using media in other countries?

By Peter Gross
 
11 October 2017
Russification or Expanding Opportunity?

As Georgian-language schools disappear in South Ossetia, supporters say the move will expand the horizons of local pupils, while critics claim discrimination. From JAMnews.

 
9 October 2017
Why Are Ukrainian Arms Dumps Going Up in Flames?

The destruction of a large ammunition depot last month underlines the vulnerability of the country’s lightly protected stockpiles of aging materiel.

 

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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.

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