Eastern Europe & Russia

26 October 2011
Submarines in Sevastopol, Kyrgyz Election Clouded by Ethnic Rifts Premium

Plus, the Romanian king’s stutter-free speech and independence day gifts for happy Turkmen.

By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu
25 October 2011
Coming Out in Russia Premium

Gay activists are finding their own way of dealing with a hostile and “buttoned-up” society. From New Eastern Europe.

By Katarzyna Kwiatkowska
25 October 2011
Croatian Lawmakers Block War Crime Probes, Walkout at Armenian Nuke Plant Ends Premium

Plus, Vladimir Meciar sets his sights on a return to parliament and Moscow police may find it harder to earn extra cash.

By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu

24 October 2011
Shadows of Empire

TOL slide show: The Soviet Union is 20 years gone, but it lingers in the landscape from Tallinn to Ulaanbaatar.

By Mary Frances Lindstrom
24 October 2011
Mad as Hell in Budapest, an Eye for Almost an Eye in Moscow Premium

Plus, Clinton meets with difficult friends in Central Asia, and a tragic accident highlights peril on Romania's roads.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Kaitlyn Meade


Call for Videos: Where Have the Winds of Change Blown You?

For most people in TOL’s coverage regions, life changed fundamentally 25 years ago. For good or ill, they are leading lives few could have anticipated before the fall of communism or the Berlin Wall.

We’d like to hear some of those stories. We’re looking for short videos of your reminiscences or of how you’ve fared since. Of your triumphs or disappointments. How have the events of late 1989 shaped your life? Click here for more information and submissions guidelines.

DEADLINE - November 24, 2014.


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