Eastern Europe & Russia

11 February 2014
Arrests, Trials for Media in Kazakhstan, An Opaque Russia-Hungary Nuke Deal Premium

Plus, Romania’s president is fined for an anti-Roma slur, and Sochi gets more black eyes in the press. 

By Piers Lawson, Sarah Fluck, Aliona Kachkan and Karlo Marinovic
10 February 2014
Croatia to Tax the Church, Protests Oust Kosovo Academic Premium

Plus, a Russian nationalist faces charges for a gay-abuse video and Tajikistan’s clerics preach anti-gay sermons.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Barbara Frye, Aliona Kachkan, and Karlo Marinovic
7 February 2014
Unrest Spreads in Bosnia, Macedonia Adopts Chemical Castration Premium

Plus, police in Slovakia launch a belated probe into a skinhead attack and half of Tajikistan’s GDP comes from remittances.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Karlo Marinovic
6 February 2014
Teething Pains in Sochi, A Costly Mining Dispute in Kyrgyzstan Premium

Plus, foreign investors lose their taste for Mongolia and Brussels loses patience with Kyiv.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, and Aliona Kachkan
5 February 2014
Lithuania Backs Ukrainian Protester’s Torture Claim, Russia Arrests Olympic Critics Premium

Plus, Kazakhstan says Pentagon-funded lab will be used for peaceful research only, and the Czech president invites an unlikely pair to Prague.

By Sarah Fluck, Aliona Kachkan, and Ky Krauthamer



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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