26 January 2016
Latvian Bank Watchdog Steps Down to Quell ‘Suspicions’

Banks in the Baltic state are suspected of laundering billions in ill-gotten gains from Russia and Moldova.

20 January 2016
Baltic Burqa Ban Plans Questioned

Muslims, politicians wonder why opponents of migration want to ban a rarely-seen item of clothing.

23 December 2015
Hungary, Latvia Stocks Buck EU Trend

Budapest and Riga bourses outshine many rivals in a poor year for European stock markets.

21 December 2015
Latvia Begins Building Fence on Russian Border
Baltic nations, Poland striking more defensive posture against Russia due to conflict in Ukraine.
9 December 2015
Latvia in Search of New Government
Outgoing premier says opponents mounted an organized campaign against her.
9 November 2015
Baltics Tallying Cost of Soviet Occupation

Justice ministers want Russia to pay for losses incurred under 50 years of rule by the USSR.

19 October 2015
Latvia Defends Planned Fence Along Border with Russia Premium
Latvia’s government has announced it would build a new nigh-tech fence along the border with Russia, but took pains to say it was not aimed at harming the already strained relations between the countries.
14 October 2015
Europe On the Edge Again Premium
Could the Baltic states‘ stance on Russia be adopted by the EU after testing times?
By Martin Ehl
29 September 2015
A Cold Welcome Premium

The Baltic states' mixed reception for refugees is drawing criticism from elsewhere in Europe. 

By Aliide Naylor
20 July 2015
Vucic Presses Bosnian Serbs on Referendum, Vilnius Removes Soviet-Era Statues Premium

Plus, Macedonian parties call for strengthening independent institutions, and the head of a Russian news agency says his social media sites are blocked.

By Timothy Spence




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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