Eastern Europe & Russia

27 May 2016
Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine

Former Soviet leader won’t be able to visit for five years because of support for Crimea annexation.

26 May 2016
Kremlin Critic Taken Off the Air
A popular talk show on Ekho Moskvy, a bastion of independence in Russia, goes silent.
25 May 2016
Savchenko Released in Prisoner Swap

In exchange, Kyiv releases two Russians it accuses of being special operatives.

25 May 2016
Worldwide Search for Chechen Leader’s Missing Cat

‘I knew long ago that in the USA unevenly breathe to my younger friends,’ Ramzan Kadyrov says in puzzling Instagram post.

24 May 2016
Cyberwarfare: Overhyped or Underrated?

Tactics used in Ukraine and Syria could be an accurate foreshadowing of one future aspect of warfare.

By Prem Mahadevan
23 May 2016
Pro-suicide Groups on Russian Social Media?

News broke last week of a potentially wide-ranging problem, prompting action by the authorities.




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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