Eastern Europe & Russia

Tetiana Chornovol
9 January 2014
More Violence Hits South Russia, Beating Victim Accuses Ukrainian President Premium

Plus, a U.K. company plans to run trains on Czech tracks, and Kyrgyzstan debates how to control the massive marijuana trade.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
8 January 2014
EU Faces Russian Trade Complaint, Bulgarian Rightist Chief in Airport Fracas Premium

Plus, a Georgian nun’s vision brings thousands of pilgrims to historic cathedral city, and Czech police investigate the death of the Palestinian envoy in embassy explosion.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
8 January 2014
Is Latvia Poised to Close Europe’s Back Door? Premium

Attempts continue to shut down a residency-for-investment program that lures fat cats from Russia and points east. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Justin Burke
Nastase arrested
7 January 2014
Sochi Olympics Security Net Draws Tighter, Another Graft Conviction for Romania’s Nastase Premium

Plus, a mufti in Kyrgyzstan is embroiled in a sex tape scandal and pension changes get Armenians on the streets and into the courts.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
6 January 2014
Historic Croatian Corruption Bust Nabs Doctors, Bulgaria Blasted for Refugee Treatment Premium

Plus, the only Western energy company in Uzbekistan abruptly pulls out and protesters look for new tactics in Ukraine.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Karlo Marinovic



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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