Eastern Europe & Russia

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
19 May 2014
Banned Remembrance Premium

The Crimean Tatars find a way to commemorate their ancestors’ deportation, in the face of riot police and an official ban.

By Halya Coynash
16 May 2014
A Homeless People Premium
A gripping work of history traces with breadth and compassion the Circassians’ brutal expulsion from the Caucasus.
By Rebecca Gould
15 May 2014
Gazprom Tells Kyiv to Pay up Front, Torture Report Calls Out Uzbekistan Premium

Also, the Ukraine crisis is sending wheat prices up, and VAT fraud mounts in Poland.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Marketa Horazna



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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