Eastern Europe & Russia

29 May 2014
Not Giving, Till It Hurts Premium

In Russia, being asked to donate to charity is viewed more as attack than an appeal.

By Galina Stolyarova
dusko jovanovic 100
28 May 2014
Chechen Fighters Seen in Ukraine, Balkan Economies Grow Premium

Plus, Kazakhstan forges a new kind of deal with international lenders and arrests in Montenegro mark a shameful anniversary.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Rebecca Johnson
28 May 2014
Drawing the Net Around the RuNet Premium

One upon a time, the Russian Internet was the land of the free. Not anymore. From openDemocracy.

By Damir Gainutdinov
Damian Draghici
27 May 2014
Klitschko Calls Time on Maidan, Unrest Hits Tajikistan’s Badakhshan Region Premium

Plus, Krakow out, Lviv still in the running to host 2022 Winter Olympics, and can anything stop rampant illegal logging in the Balkans?

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Marketa Horazna, and Rebecca Johnson
26 May 2014
Jaruzelski’s Legacy Debated, Little Drama in Eastern EU Elections Premium

Plus, now Balkan flood victims must worry about disease, and Lithuania’s iron-lady president sets a precedent.

By Ioana Caloianu, Jeremey Druker, Barbara Frye, Rebecca Johnson, and Piers Lawson
26 May 2014
Poroshenko’s Big Win Complicates the Kremlin Narrative Premium

How now to explain the utter defeat of the far right to viewers who have been told it dominated the scene?

By Halya Coynash



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.

© Transitions Online 2016. All rights reserved. ISSN 1214-1615
Published by Transitions o.s., Baranova 33, 130 00 Prague 3, Czech Republic.