Eastern Europe & Russia

Petersburg_RedFlagfactory
16 August 2010
Golden Potatoes and Dried Butterflies Premium

Conservatism and lack of a coherent urban vision are having a strange effect on St. Petersburg. While faceless office blocks proliferate, cutting-edge architecture is scorned by officials and the public alike.

By Galina Stolyarova
 
13 August 2010
Moscow's Self-Defense Premium

A personal account of life in Russia’s blazing, smoky capital tells of survivors and volunteers stepping in where the authorities have failed.

By Olga Zakharova
 
Yanukovych_Lviv
12 August 2010
After Orange, Shades of Gray Premium

The good news from Ukraine is that the bad news is not as bad as you might think.

By Peter Rutland
 
11 August 2010
‘Waiting for Food to Fall From the Sky’

Aid groups warn that Georgians displaced by the war two years ago face food shortages this winter. From EurasiaNet.

By Molly Corso
 
9 August 2010
A Low Point Premium

Ten years ago, the sinking of the Kursk, and its aftermath, was a terrible trial for many Russians and an early test for Ten years ago, the sinking of the Kursk, and its aftermath, was a terrible trial for many Russians and an early test for Vladimir Putin.

By Anna Badkhen
 
6 August 2010
Baby Steps in South Ossetia Premium

The conflict over Georgia’s breakaway province won’t be resolved anytime soon. But one small change could improve its people’s lives.

By TOL
 
5 August 2010
Of Computers and Men Premium

In which the best-laid plans to stem corruption in the university admissions process go askew.

русская версия

 

By Galina Stolyarova
 

TOL PROMOTION

Image 20871

JOBS

ADVERTISEMENT
© Transitions Online 2014. All rights reserved. ISSN 1214-1615
Published by Transitions o.s., Baranova 33, 130 00 Prague 3, Czech Republic.