27 October 2016
Barbed Wire Is the Tie That Binds Belarus and Russia

Anonymous artist makes a pointed addition to a Minsk mural symbolizing the city’s friendship with Moscow.

25 October 2016
Belarus to Host Second Edition of European Games

Denmark cries foul as Baku, the games’ first host, passes the torch to Minsk, the only candidate for the 2019 competition. 

30 September 2016
Chinese Top Belarus List of Foreign Workers Premium

More and more Chinese are working in Minsk and beyond, as Beijing extends over $5 billion in loans to fund major Belarusian projects.

12 September 2016
Another Landslide Win For the Status Quo in Belarus Premium
But the elections also brought an unexpected win for the opposition, which won two seats in parliamentary election for the first time in 20 years.
9 September 2016
Early Voting Underway and Under Fire in Belarus Premium

OSCE has criticized the process meant to elect representatives for the lower house of parliament.

26 August 2016
Steven Seagal Enjoys Belarusian Hospitality, With a Side of Carrots and Lard Premium

Known for cozying up to dictators, the Hollywood action hero was the guest of the Belarusian president. 

25 August 2016
Smugglers Renovate Road on Russia-Belarus Border Premium

Locals thankful for road renovations, which unknown smugglers undertook to enable traffic for trucks loaded with contraband EU fruit. 

4 August 2016
Secrecy Over Accident at Belarus Nuclear Plant Worries Neighbors Premium

Details are still emerging over the incident, though it occurred almost a month ago.

25 July 2016
A Tribute to Pavel Sheremet Premium

The Belarusian journalist, killed by a car bomb last week, was a larger-than-life figure who inspired many with his tenacious reporting and forceful personality.

20 July 2016
Car Bomb Kills Prominent Journalist in Kyiv Premium

Police are treating Pavel Sheremet’s death as premeditated murder.




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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