28 April 2017
Blood Flows in Macedonian Parliament Premium

Brawl breaks out as protesters angered by election of an ethnic Albanian as speaker invade the building.

7 April 2017
Macedonia Scapegoating Albania for Political Deadlock Premium

While EU Council head urges politicians not to aggravate ethnic tensions, Skopje blames Tirana for trying to undermine the constitutional order.

28 February 2017
New Government or More Turmoil for Macedonia?

The Social Democrat leader seemed poised to take power. Then the right took to the streets.

9 February 2017
Bulgaria Wants Recognition for Ethnic Kin in Albania Premium

The intricate ethnic mosaic of the Balkans comes up for debate – with help from a U.S. congressman.

10 January 2017
Macedonian Albanians Set Tough Conditions for Joining Next Gov’t Premium

Albanian parties in parliament demand co-equal status for Albanian language before coalition talks can begin.

20 December 2016
Cool the Rhetoric, Brussels Tells Macedonian Top Pol Premium

EU-backed election, meant to calm the roiling political waters, is having the opposite effect.


14 December 2016
Social Democrats Contest Macedonian Election Result Premium

Far from ending the political crisis, this weekend’s elections might prolong Skopje’s political quagmire.

12 December 2016
Election Season in Southeastern and Eastern Europe Premium

Social Democrats win in Romania, while conservatives have slim lead in Macedonia, and Transdniester gets a new president. 


5 December 2016
Skopje Exhibition Brings Together Yugoslav-Era Artworks Premium

Previously scattered across the world, these art pieces belong to Skopje under the 2001 Yugoslav Agreement on Succession.  

28 November 2016
Spying Allegations Loom Over Macedonian Elections – Again Premium

Former PM Gruevski’s bid to reclaim office could derail the delicate ceasefire between conservatives and leftists.





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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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