Eastern Europe & Russia


18 December 2013
Putin Saves Kyiv’s Bacon, Belgrade Gets January Date for EU Entry Talks

Plus, Azerbaijan-EU gas corridor gets the go-ahead, and Bosnian students are bitter over exclusion from Erasmus exchange program.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
Juozas Olekas
17 December 2013
Moscow Deploys Missiles on NATO Border, Armenia Condemns Karabakh Shooting

Plus, a potential Eurasian Customs Union country gets cold feet and a Pussy Riot member wins a (small) reprieve.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Karlo Marinovic
16 December 2013
Shock and Awe at RIA Novosti Premium

An insider describes the effects of the Kremlin’s lightning strike on one of Russia’s most respected news organizations.

By Alexei Gornin
traian basescu 100

13 December 2013
Putin Casts Russia as Moral Beacon, Romanian Lawmakers Slated Over Corruption Bill

Plus, Gazprom buys a Kyrgyz gas company for a song, and Croatia’s government seeks to reverse bad publicity over gay marriage ban.

By S. Adam Cardais 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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