Southeastern Europe

30 June 2016
Romania Accused of Hosting Secret CIA Prisons

First time that Romania’s involvement in American torture programs has been brought before a court of law.

28 June 2016
Russia, NATO Tangle Over Montenegro
The smallest Balkan country is finding itself caught between a traditional friend and a new ally.
27 June 2016
Albania: The Worst and the Brightest

Two new books in English shed light on modern-day Albania, from the rise of its Stalinist dictatorship to its far from complete transition to democracy.

By Besar Likmeta
24 June 2016
A Wake-Up Call for Europe

While many Central Europeans mourn the Leave victory in the UK’s referendum, the region’s leaders say the vote should push the EU to revamp its policies – and quickly.

By Lyubomir Martinov
24 June 2016
Macedonian ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Take On the Political Establishment

The all-women team has become popular for spearheading a probe into former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski’s wiretapping scandal.

23 June 2016
Serbia Recalls EU Ambassador Over a Controversial Croatian Exposition

Foreign Ministry chides own diplomat for not doing enough to derail Brussels event. 

22 June 2016
Macedonian Parliament Votes Against Impeaching President Ivanov
The main opposition party, the Social Democrats, fails to secure a needed two-thirds majority.
22 June 2016
A Big Win for Albania

Soccer victory earns Albanian national team players diplomatic passports and extra funding.




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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