Eastern Europe & Russia

26 September 2011
Simmering Tensions Boil Over in Bulgaria, Former KGB Agent Tapped to be President of Russia

Plus, church and state head for a showdown in Moldova and an American will become a Bolshoi star.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Calaianu, and Kaitlyn Meade
26 September 2011
Slow-Motion Protest Premium

Drivers in one Russian town take to the roads to protest the rising cost of driving a car.

By Alexander Tretyakov
23 September 2011
Moscow Announces Missile Plans, Czech Minister Gets Slap Happy Premium

Plus, Kyrgyzstan muzzles the media and Romania's wordsmith cleans up new dictionary.

By S. Adam Cardais
22 September 2011
Dagestan: Snow, Sand, and Tractors Premium

Billions in federal money, local wealth, and investments from as far away as China and the United States are poised to flow into the unstable Russian republic.

By Nikolay Protsenko
21 September 2011
Lenin Returns to a Moldovan Village Premium

The cast-iron revolutionary is snatched from the crusher by a collector who figures it could be worth something some day.

By Grigore Brinza
21 September 2011
Minsk Gets an Earful from UN, Earfuls Could Get Cheaper in Balkans Premium
Plus, wet weather delights mushroom pickers and creeping progressivism worries Czech president.
By Jeremy Druker and Ioana Caloianu


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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. 

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