21 November 2017
Belarus Says It Cracked a Ukrainian Spy Ring Premium

The operation was led by a Ukrainian journalist and involved an embassy adviser, according to the Belarusian KGB.

21 November 2017
Saakashvili Explodes as Kyiv Sends Eight Georgians Home Premium

Ukrainian security agency says men were deported for endangering national security interests.

16 November 2017
Putin Talks With Donbas Leaders Premium

Possible prisoner swap with Kyiv discussed in phone talks; Kremlin dismisses Washington’s reported peacekeeping plan.

9 November 2017
Lithuania Proposes Huge Ukraine Recovery Package Premium

EU officials could consider the initiative at Eastern Partnership summit.

7 November 2017
Poland Threatens to Ban Ukrainians with “Anti-Polish Views” Premium
Old wounds are reopened as Warsaw and Kyiv revive nagging grievances.
1 November 2017
Ukrainian Investigators Pore Over Manafort Indictment Premium
U.S. authorities have so far not responded to Kyiv’s request for cooperation, Ukrainian prosecutor complains.
31 October 2017
Wife of Chechen Man Accused in Putin Plot Killed Premium
The couple, who survived a previous assassination attempt in June, were attacked just outside Kyiv
27 October 2017
Two Crimean Tatar Leaders Freed Premium

Turkey’s Erdogan and German Chancellor Merkel reportedly helped negotiate the end of Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz’s ordeal.

26 October 2017
Two Killed, One Ukrainian MP Injured in Suspected Bomb Blast Premium

The explosion that seriously injured a nationalist Ukrainian lawmaker last night in Kyiv has claimed another life.

25 October 2017
New Ransomware Outbreak Hits Russia, Ukraine Premium

‘Bad Rabbit’ looks a lot like the NotPetya attack that ravaged Ukrainian computer systems in June.



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Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018

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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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