29 August 2016
Serbia’s Jeremic Pushing Hard for Top UN Job

The world body’s unwritten rotation rule favors the sizeable crew of Central and East Europeans, but women candidates say the odds are stacked against them.

26 August 2016
Backlash Against Migrants in Central and Southeastern Europe Intensifies

Hungary announces plans for a second fence to further increase border security, while an Afghan migrant is shot dead in neighboring Serbia.

12 August 2016
Balkan Officials Defend Questionable Arms Exports

Montenegro pledges to halt the trade if evidence emerges of Saudi-bound weapons being diverted to Syrian militias.

12 August 2016
New Serbian Government Vows East-West Balancing Act

New cabinet, again led by former hardline nationalist Vucic, marks a breakthrough for gay rights in the Balkans.

29 July 2016
Are Balkan War Criminals Getting Off the Hook?

Whether through death or court rulings, ex-Yugoslavs accused of gruesome crimes are slipping through legal cracks.

28 July 2016
$1.3 Billion in Weapons Flows from CEE to Middle East

Countries in Central Europe and the Balkans have discreetly been sending weapons that likely end up in war zones in the Middle East, investigation reveals. 

26 July 2016
Exhibit Showing Serbia’s Intolerance for Censorship Backfires

Taking a leaf out of Orwell’s 1984, the exhibition shows media materials critical of Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, labeled ‘lies.’

18 July 2016
Serbia to Use Joint Military and Police Teams to Curb Migrant Influx Premium

The Serbian government steps up its efforts to secure its borders with Bulgaria and Macedonia against migrants and smugglers.

14 July 2016
Is Serbia Ready for Ex-Guantanamo Detainees? Premium

Some activists say the nation doesn’t have the resources to re-socialize two men who were locked away for more than 14 years.

1 July 2016
Russia, Balkan Countries Sign Declaration of Military Neutrality Premium

Most parties who signed the declaration oppose pro-Western initiatives prevalent in the region.




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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