Caucasus

27 September 2016
Azerbaijan Strongman President Just Got Stronger

Voters approve constitutional changes that rights groups warn would mainly consolidate the Aliyev family’s rule.

 
23 September 2016
UN Expert: Azerbaijan’s Civil Society ‘Paralyzed’

Report by UN special rapporteur comes ahead of 26 September referendum on constitutional changes enhancing President Ilham Aliyev’s powers.

 
22 September 2016
New Cities for a New Road

Spanking new towns and ports are popping up along the route of China’s New Silk Road from Asia to the Caucasus and Europe.

 
12 September 2016
Azeri Activists Appeal to Council of Europe Ahead of Referendum Premium

Five leading human rights defenders have called on the Council of Europe to assess the contentious Azerbaijani referendum.

 
8 September 2016
Armenian Premier Steps Down Premium

Analysts say the economic slowdown, worsening relations with Azerbaijan, and rising domestic discontent are putting the government under severe pressure to reform.

 

6 September 2016
Georgia Nears Goal of Visa-Free EU Travel Premium

Parliament could approve Ukraine’s application this month, but Kosovo lags behind.

 

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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.

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