It took a joint effort by government, the UN, and IKEA to open a kindergarten in one Moldovan Romani settlement. Perhaps the next 50 will go more smoothly.
Plus, ethnic tensions flare in Macedonia and a lost account of a Nazi purge in Krakow surfaces.
Tired of western criticism, Russia trains its sights on practices elsewhere. From openDemocracy.
Russian authorities seem oblivious to the stubbornly high teen suicide rate. Troubled youngsters are increasingly looking for solace online.
Plus, Czechs approve 1.5 billion euro IMF loan, and Moscow OKs massive protest
The hellish existence of many of Russia’s former inmates is everybody’s problem.
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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.