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.

14 July 2016
Belarusian Customs Officials Corner Red Hot Chili Peppers Premium

Mistaken for Metallica, the band plays along and signs autographs. 

8 July 2016
Amnesty Says Belarus Using Telecoms to Spy Premium

The government only lets communication companies operate in country if willing to provide nearly unlimited data to authorities, says report. 

1 July 2016
Get Naked and Get Workin’ Premium

Belarusians are stripping off their clothes in “support” of their president’s wishes for more nudity in the workplace.




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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