1 July 2016
Get Naked and Get Workin’

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

28 June 2016
Belarus Experiments With New Kind of Money: Coins
Banknotes to shed four zeroes in leader Lukashenka’s latest bid to slow inflation.
7 June 2016
Belarus Moves Against Crimea Recognition
Authorities ban Polish-made globes that depict the peninsula as part of Russia.
9 May 2016
EU Condemns Belarus Over Execution Premium

Country remains only nation in Europe still applying the death penalty.

16 February 2016
EU Lifts Most Sanctions Against Belarus Premium

Critics fear Brussels has let ‘dictator’ Lukashenka and members of his regime off too easily and too soon.

10 February 2016
UN Says Rights Record of Belarus Remains Dismal Premium

The dismal human rights record of Belarus shows no sign of improvement after October’s elections, UN says.


29 January 2016
OSCE Condemns Police Attack on Belarusian Journalist Premium

Opposition leader plans to protest against the ‘lawlessness’ and impunity of people in uniform. 

2 December 2015
Belarus, IMF in Talks on $3 Billion Loan Premium
Has Lukashenka forgotten his warnings about the dangers of free market reforms?
19 November 2015
A ‘Bucket of Mud’ for Belarus Premium
The country’s mercurial leader first welcomes the Nobel Prize in literature for Svetlana Alexievich, then attacks the world-famous writer.
By Tatiana Kozak
9 November 2015
Belarus Plans Currency Redenomination Premium

Authorities say it will not harm the economy in a country that already endures staggeringly high inflation.




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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