Southeastern Europe

25 August 2016
Moldova Receives First Tranche of Romanian Loan

Initially rejected last November, the loan comes after pivotal IMF deal, and coincides with Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos’ first visit to Chisinau.

23 August 2016
Supply and Demand

Due to an increasingly restrictive border regime along the ‘Balkan route,’ the business of people smuggling is on the rise.

By Sebastian Zimmermann
18 August 2016
Archeologists Unearth Illyrian Palace in Montenegro

New discovery marks a breakthrough in the understanding of ancient Illyrian civilization.

18 August 2016
The Dangers of Patriotic Tourism

Central Europeans are often spending their holidays at home these days – good for the local economy, but not for the local mentality.

By Martin Ehl
18 August 2016
Romania at Rio 2016: Dressed Down, and Underperforming

In addition to posting its worst Olympic results in the past half-century, the Romanian Olympic team has to put up with allegedly low-quality, athletic gear.

17 August 2016
Counting Emigration’s Toll on Eastern Europe

The flight of young, educated workers continues across the region, with long-term damage to the economies of their home countries, the IMF says.

16 August 2016
Grenade Spoils Good Mood Over Bridge Renovation in Kosovo

The reopening of a bridge in Mitrovica could mark a new beginning for the city.




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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