Eastern Europe & Russia

27 April 2012
Belgrade Clears Roma Slum, Did Putin Fool the Opposition?

Plus, Moldovan president vetoes chemical castration law and Kosovo journalists object to proposed media regulations.

By S. Adam Cardais and Stephen Underwood
Wen Jiabao
26 April 2012
Eastern Europe Looks East for Trade, Hungary Goes Begging to Brussels Premium

Plus, Tymoshenko may have been beaten by prison guards and Bosnia joins up with Turkey in NATO bid.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain and Stanislav Maselnik
26 April 2012
Russia’s Iniquitous Bakers Face Crackdown

Quota-happy police feed the crime statistics with poppy-seed rolls.

By Galina Stolyarova
25 April 2012
Shein Starts to Eat, Blair Stumps for Kazakhstan

Plus, donors come up short on funds for Balkan refugees and Roma food sells in Budapest.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Stanislav Maselnik
25 April 2012
The Mad Tea Partier of Minsk

Evgeny Lipkovich’s crusades have ranged from yogurt to green spaces to freedom of thought. Second in a series.

By Volha Khvoin


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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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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