Plus, Kyrgyzstan muzzles the media and Romania's wordsmith cleans up new dictionary.
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.
The cast-iron revolutionary is snatched from the crusher by a collector who figures it could be worth something some day.
Moscow suggests its neighbors to the east adopt its brand of sham democracy, but they probably won’t even go that far. From the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst.
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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.