12 December 2017
Bulgaria and Romania Look Longingly to Schengen

Ten years after entering the EU, there is one unticked box for the Black Sea pair: membership in the passport-free zone.

11 December 2017
Obituary: Partisanka, Farewell

The most important feminist you probably never heard of died in late October, a brave woman still dreaming of a better future.

By Kristen R. Ghodsee
7 December 2017
Eyes on Bulgarian Corruption as EU Presidency Looms

Pressure is mounting on Bulgaria to focus on border corruption ahead of its European Commission presidency. 

29 November 2017
Czech Energy Giant Seeks Bulgarian Exit

Fed up with cheeky Balkan regulators, CEZ now looks to Western Europe as it gears up for a boom in renewable energy.

22 November 2017
A Tale of Two Generals

The similar personalities of the two most prominent figures in Bulgarian politics could prove a valuable asset for their collaboration.  

By Boyko Vassilev
21 November 2017
Europe’s Child Poverty Hot Spots

Risk of poverty is high in Balkans, Baltics, and southern Europe, while Slovenia and Czech Republic are doing better.

13 November 2017
As EU Presidency Approaches, Worries Spread Over Bulgaria’s Press Freedom Premium

Country’s appalling record includes beatings and intimidation of journalists in an environment dominated by corruption.   

27 October 2017
An Entirely Different Game

A former Bulgarian soccer star has been making headlines for getting up on his soapbox about Catalonia’s independence. 

By Boyko Vassilev
12 October 2017
Bulgaria’s Drive to Bring Missing Kids Back to School Premium

A month has passed since the first school bells rang this fall in Bulgaria, but, for thousands of children, the academic year never started. 

9 October 2017
Bulgarian MP Resigns Amid Row With Journalist Premium

The lawmaker and a deputy prime minister accused of veiled threats against a TV host say they are victims of defamation campaign.



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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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