Eastern Europe & Russia

1 November 2013
If These Men Are Doomed, Then Heaven Help Ukraine

An appeals court notices glaring problems with a notorious murder trial, then ignores them.

By Halya Coynash
31 October 2013
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It’s time Russia’s enormous cultural treasures once again met its tiny, poverty-stricken backwaters.
By Galina Stolyarova
31 October 2013
Putin More Mighty than Obama, Ukraine Gets Another Fracking Partner

Plus, Bulgarian authorities take children from Maria's biological mother, and some Estonians need toilets.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, and Alexander Silady
30 October 2013
St. Jude Rolls Into Russia, Tajikistani Reporter Jailed for Bribery

Plus, fears of a new ‘gas war’ as Gazprom pressures Ukraine to pay its bills, and a Polish archbishop may face trial for abusing boys in the Dominican Republic.

By Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, 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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