29 November 2016
OpEd: Part of a Pattern

The shooting of a Hungarian police officer by a neo-Nazi leader spotlights the group’s Russia ties and wider threat to the region.  

By Peter Kreko and Lorant Gyori

17 November 2016
In Hungary, Summer Could Soon Last All Year Premium

Move would put country’s clocks out of sync with most of the EU in winter.

9 November 2016
Hungary Is Winning Migration War Despite Legal Setbacks Premium

Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s plan to block an EU immigration scheme suffers a second defeat.

3 November 2016
What They Left Behind Premium

An exhibition in Budapest charted the emotional map of immigration through lost, and partially found, objects.  

By Albert Akos
24 October 2016
The Victory of Abortion Rights Protesters in Poland Is Likely to Be Short-Lived Premium

Despite the apparent victory of protesters in early October and new demonstrations that broke out yesterday, it remains likely that the government will still push for new restrictions on abortion. From EUROPP.

By Magdalena Mikulak
18 October 2016
How Hungary and Poland Have Silenced Women and Stifled Human Rights Premium

In the women’s movement in Central Europe, there are few moments to celebrate. 

By Andrea Peto and Weronika Grzebalska
13 October 2016
It’s the Economy, Stupid!

Poland and Hungary’s cultural counter-revolution follows naturally from the region’s economic and political developments.

By Martin Ehl
10 October 2016
Hungary’s ‘Crackdown’ on Critical Media Sparks Protests

The closure of Hungary’s largest newspaper, Nepszabadsag, has fueled concerns the government is silencing its critics.

6 October 2016
Migrants Stage Protest March to Hungary

Hundreds of people stuck in Serbia in overcrowded camps or sleeping rough set off toward Budapest  to demand borders be opened.

3 October 2016
Orban Proclaims Victory in Hungary’s Anti-Migrant Quota Vote Premium

Although low turnout rendered the referendum invalid, Hungarians all but unanimously rejected EU quotas for resettling migrants.




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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