Eastern Europe & Russia

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. 

19 October 2016
Tatars Mark One Year of Blockading Crimea

A few hundred protesters vow not to let up the pressure until the peninsula is back in Ukrainian hands.

By Tatiana Kozak
18 October 2016
British Bank Closes Russian Broadcaster RT Accounts

UK government denies any role in NatWest’s unexplained move to close the Kremlin’s English-language mouthpiece.

17 October 2016
Putin and the West: What Next?

Just when relations between Russia and the West seemed to have reached an all-time low, things have taken a turn for the worse this fall.

By Peter Rutland
13 October 2016
Daughter of Kadyrov Critic Assaulted

Her father, head of Russian MMA group, had suffered extensive backlash after criticizing MMA children fights in Chechnya. 


11 October 2016
Alleged Russia-Orchestrated Cyberattacks Won’t Go Away
As the U.S. presidential election hits high gear, the candidates and U.S. government won’t let the infiltrations earlier this year fade away.



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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