Eastern Europe & Russia

24 August 2016
Trump Aides Lobbied Covertly Against Release of Yulia Tymoshenko From Jail

Consulting firm run by Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, reportedly tried to undercut support for the imprisoned Ukrainian politician.

24 August 2016
A Rare Bright Spot in Ukraine’s Fight Against Corruption

Health Ministry buoyed by better procurement system, but electronic asset declaration hits a snag.

23 August 2016
Russia’s Donbas ‘Buildup’: Threat or Bargaining Chip?

Ukrainian leader warns of possible Russian invasion, while the Pentagon tries to inject a note of realism into increasingly tense debate.

22 August 2016
U.S. Closes In on Ukraine’s Firtash

The mega-wealthy businessman, who once partnered with Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, loses another round in extradition fight.

19 August 2016
Report Claims Widespread Female Mutilation in Dagestan

Caucasus mufti, controversial Orthodox priest defend female genital mutilation, saying it eliminates ‘depravity.’




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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