24 May 2017
Dozens Detained in Raids on Ukrainian Tax Offices

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

23 May 2017
Time of the Poisoners
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
17 May 2017
Ukraine Blames Presidential Website Cyberattack on Russia

The move might have come in retaliation for Kyiv’s banning of popular Russian social networks and internet businesses. 

10 May 2017
Ukrainian Eurovision Kicks Off Amid Tensions With Russia

The authorities banned several Russian journalists ahead of the campy song contest, which has become increasingly politicized in recent years.   

2 May 2017
A Peek into Wonderland

What has happened to Mezhygorie, the infamously opulent estate of former President Victor Yanukovych, since he fled the country three years ago? 

25 April 2017
Kyiv Opens Probe of OSCE Monitor’s Death Premium

Moscow, Washington call for investigations into landmine explosion in area controlled by Luhansk separatists.

24 April 2017
Crimean Attorneys Don’t Have It Easy

After the Russian annexation, few Crimean law professionals are eager to take on sensitive, politically charged cases. From Euroradio.

By Ales Pilecki and Zmicier Lukashuk
20 April 2017
UN Court Rejects Key Part of Ukraine’s Case against Moscow Premium

But ICJ orders Russia to stop discriminating against the Tatars in Crimea.

14 April 2017
The Fate of Independent Media in Crimea Premium

After the Russian annexation, journalists had to choose between leaving, embracing a pro-Russian stance, or avoiding politics altogether. From Euroradio.

By Ales Pilecki and Zmicier Lukashuk




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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. 

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