Eastern Europe & Russia

28 November 2013
Opening the Dictator’s Handbook

While Ukraine’s president praises the pro-EU demonstrators, bans are slapped on gatherings across the country.

By Halya Coynash
28 November 2013
Tarnishing the Family Silver Premium

The descendants of Russia’s literary pantheon have a cringe-worthy, boot-licking session with Putin.

By Galina Stolyarova
27 November 2013
Macedonians Debate Anti-Abortion Ad, Uzbekistan Braces for Energy Shortage

Plus, a hole threatens to swallow a Bosnian village and matryoshka dolls threaten to invade Estonia.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
25 November 2013
Pro-EU Marchers Flood Kyiv, Slovak Region Elects Far-Right Governor

Plus, Albanian police hunt escaped prisoners and Poland underlines its commitment to coal.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
22 November 2013
Dozens Dead as Riga Supermarket Collapses, Ukraine Abandons EU Deal

Plus, Belarus extradites a Russian executive and scientists find traces of WWII chemical weapons worryingly close to the Polish coast.

By S. Adam Cardais, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady



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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