21 June 2017
Poroshenko Stresses Positives from Trump Meeting

U.S. announces new sanctions on Russians and Ukrainians over violations of Ukraine’s sovereignty.

15 June 2017
U.S. Would Support New Solution to Ukraine War, Tillerson Says

Secretary of state hints that Kyiv and Moscow could talk outside the stalled Minsk peace process.

9 June 2017
Ukraine Lawmakers Back NATO Membership Premium

Vote angers the Kremlin, which faces allegations of meddling in two Balkan countries to derail their NATO bids.

Andrej Kurkov
8 June 2017
‘My Dreams Are Not Related to Literature’ Premium

Andrey Kurkov – Ukraine’s best-known writer – speaks up about Ukrainians learning to become European, on Ukraine’s multilingualism, and on why life does not always follow the logic of literature.

By Kseniya Turkova
5 June 2017
South Ossetia Emerges as Financial Center for Ukrainian Rebels Premium

Key bank there likely used to facilitate payments from Russia.

Kyiv monument by Isa Carillo
30 May 2017
Ukraine’s Past Isn’t Going Away Without a Fight Premium

The official “decommunization” drive and conflicting allegiances lead to clashes during wartime commemorations.

By Tatiana Kozak
30 May 2017
Ukraine Accuses Yandex of Spying for Russia Premium

Russian social media and internet operators are already under sanction as potential cyberthreats.

24 May 2017
Dozens Detained in Raids on Ukrainian Tax Offices Premium

Corruption crackdowns have tended to fizzle out in Ukraine. Will this one be any different?

23 May 2017
Time of the Poisoners Premium
A thorough account of the killings of Ukrainian nationalists by the KGB brings up parallels between the Russia of the 1950s and today.
By Taras Kuzio
19 May 2017
Special Treatment

The use of punitive psychiatry against political opponents appears to be on the upswing in post-Soviet states.

By Madeline Roache




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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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