26 April 2016
Orban: Constitution Bans Islamization Premium
Hungary prime minister further burnishes his anti-migrant credentials.
21 April 2016
Hungarian Teachers Strike Against Centralization Premium

Protest is first full-day strike since Prime Minister Viktor Orban took power in 2010.

29 March 2016
Last Party in Bicske Premium
Life is never easy in a migrant center; for refugees in Hungarian camps, it may soon get harder still.
By Raluca Besliu
25 March 2016
Warsaw, Budapest Demand More Anti-Terror Powers Premium

Conservative governments claim Brussels tragedy proves link between refugees and terrorists.

22 March 2016
Concern Over Prosecution of Migrants With Infirmities In Hungary Premium

The trial of a partially blind housewife and wheelchair-bound former biology student is being viewed as a snapshot of a continent that is rescinding its welcome to migrants.

26 February 2016
Oscar Contenders from Around the Bloc Premium
Transition’s essential guide to this year’s entries from post-communist countries for Best Foreign Film (and many other categories) ahead of the 88th Academy Awards.
By Allison Tretina
25 February 2016
Hungary’s Premier Calls for Referendum on EU Refugee Quotas Premium

Viktor Orban vows quotas that ‘could redraw Hungary and Europe’s ethnic, cultural and religious identity’ can’t be imposed on Budapest by Brussels – or Berlin.

24 February 2016
Why Was Orban Really in Moscow? Premium
Orban’s cozying up to Putin may prove not to be advantageous for Hungary, an amateur in power politics.
By Martin Ehl
12 February 2016
Hungary to Build Barrier on Romanian Border Premium

Budapest says the razor-wire fence will block an expected surge in migration. 

4 February 2016
Hungarians Protest Over Centralized Education Premium

Some demonstrators see Viktor Orban's changes to the education system as another unwelcome step increasing direct state control over their lives.




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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