Eastern Europe & Russia

24 May 2017
The (New) State of Alania

A recent referendum renaming South Ossetia opened up the age-old topic about Alanian history and heritage in the Caucasus.  From JAMnews.

By Mikhail Shevelev
24 May 2017
Dozens Detained in Raids on Ukrainian Tax Offices

Corruption crackdowns have tended to fizzle out in Ukraine. Will this one be any different?

24 May 2017
Prominent Russian Director Questioned in Fraud Case

Cultural luminaries rise in defense of Kirill Serebrennikov following searches of his home and Moscow’s Gogol Center theater.

23 May 2017
Time of the Poisoners
A thorough account of the killings of Ukrainian nationalists by the KGB brings up parallels between the Russia of the 1950s and today.
By Taras Kuzio
23 May 2017
UN Report Warns of Growing Clampdown in Belarus

After a period of going easy on dissent, the Lukashenka regime crushed nationwide protests in March.





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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.

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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