Eastern Europe & Russia

5 March 2014
Russia Plans Permanent Link to Crimea, Armenia on Threshold of Customs Union

Plus, a Russian historian loses his job for criticizing military action in Crimea, and the Czech post office stops selling cigarettes.

By Ky Krauthamer, Sarah Fluck, Anna Kotlabova, Lily Sieradzki, and Karlo Marinovic
5 March 2014
What is Putin Thinking? Premium

His incursion into Crimea could be muscle-flexing, expansionism, desperation over losing Ukraine, or none of the above.

By Peter Rutland
4 March 2014
Central Europe Scrutinizes Russian Trade Ties, Taliban Denies Turkmenistan Border Attack

Plus, former allies of Kosovo’s leader turn opponents, and Kremlin gadfly Kasparov becomes an EU citizen.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
4 March 2014
A Rorschach Test in the East

The Ukrainian crisis tells us something about Central Europe’s relationship with Russia.

By Martin Ehl



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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