Eastern Europe & Russia

6 September 2010
A Chernobyl Moment Premium

Sadly, many of the circumstances that surrounded the Beslan massacre six years ago remain unchanged.

3 September 2010
The Indirect Path Toward a Republic for All Moldovans Premium

The 5 September referendum and upcoming elections might be the starting point of a colorless transformation in Moldova.

2 September 2010
The Right to Life, With an Asterisk Premium

For too many Russians who get sick, a piece of paper will decide their fate.

By Galina Stolyarova
31 August 2010
Still a Land of Possibilities

Ukraine may be rolling back some of the civic gains it made this decade, but  it’s hardly ripe for authoritarianism. From openDemocracy.

By Ingo Petz
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30 August 2010
Bumpkins vs. Mafiosi Premium

Even though non-communists have come to power in Moldova, the conflict over the future of Transdniester in some ways is a reenactment of the struggles of Soviet communism.

By Taras Kuzio
26 August 2010
Shotgun Philanthropy

Russian businesses are taking charge of some of the country’s post-fire reconstruction, with a little prodding from the Kremlin. From Russia Profile.

By Tai Adelaja


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