Eastern Europe & Russia

Dunja Mijatovic
22 October 2013
Volgograd Bomber Was Dagestani Woman, Outcry Over Jailing of Macedonian Journalist

Plus, Tito’s widow will rest alongside her husband, and Holland takes Russia to the international sea tribunal over the Greenpeace affair.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Alexander Silady
21 October 2013
‘We’ve Had It with These Blacks’

In Moscow, people who were once part of a brotherhood of nations are riven by frustration, bitterness, and racism. From openDemocracy.

By Daniil Kislov
21 October 2013
Belarus Oppositionist Leaves Prison, Budapest Opera Tackles Anti-Semitism

Plus, Podgorica hosts its first pride parade and Russia posts a ‘wanted’ notice via Interpol for an Estonian politician.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
18 October 2013
Slavery Plagues Former Soviet Union, Tymoshenko to Leave Jail for Treatment

Plus, Tajikistanis are angered by a well-connected teen’s fatal crash, and a jubilant Bosnia looks to the World Cup.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Alexander Silady
17 October 2013
Hungary Brings Charges in 1956 Deaths, Likely Czech Minister Urges Kid Gloves for Russia, China

Plus, Belarusian censors erase evidence of presidential largess and Russian scientists find huge chunks of the famous meteor.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Alexander Silady, and Martha Tesema



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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