Eastern Europe & Russia

21 May 2014
Skopje Hit by Ethnic Unrest, Ukrainian Communists Face Ban Premium

Plus, Hungary’s harsh sentencing laws come under scrutiny by Strasbourg human-rights court and Lithuania bans energy drinks for kids.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Rebecca Johnson
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21 May 2014
The Gangs of Kyiv, and Odessa, and Dnepropetrovsk Premium

The alliances in Ukraine’s presidential election bode ill for the country’s ability to unite once the votes are counted. From The Ukrainian Week.

By Oles Oleksiyenko
20 May 2014
Putin Orders Border Troop Withdrawal, Again; Mladic Defense Begins Premium

Plus, bison come back to Romania’s mountains and NATO settles in in Uzbekistan.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Rebecca Johnson
20 May 2014
Playing with Fire Premium

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban picks a bad time to call for autonomy for ethnic Hungarians in Ukraine.

By Martin Ehl
19 May 2014
Balkans, Caucasus Counting Costs of Natural Disasters Premium

Plus, protests as another Russian rocket fails over Kazakhstan and analysts assess the peacemaking qualities of Ukrainian presidential frontrunner Poroshenko.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Barbara Frye



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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