5 February 2018
Azerbaijan Will Hold Snap Presidential Election Premium
Aliev calls poll six months early, leading to speculation about his motives.
24 January 2018
Azeri Opposition Leader Jailed Premium

Gozel Bayramli’s case shows Baku once again using spurious charges and political detention to silence dissent, critics say.

4 December 2017
Azerbaijan Puts Another Journalist on Trial Premium

Police say Afgan Mukhtarli illegally crossed the Georgian border, while he claims to have been abducted from Tbilisi.

29 November 2017
The Azerbaijani Laundromat: Why It Matters
Naming and shaming the perpetrators could be the best way of tackling international high-level corruption akin to the current case. Form Emerging Europe.
By Audrey L. Altstadt
8 November 2017
Azerbaijan Moves to Drastically Cut Number of Lawyers
The Azerbaijani parliament has approved amendments to the country’s civil code that would effectively bar roughly 90 percent of the country’s legal professionals from practicing law. From EurasiaNet.
By Mike Runey
31 October 2017
Trans-Caucasus Railway Opens Premium

Decades in the making, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars could further isolate Armenia.

4 October 2017
Gay Detainees Freed, Baku Says Premium

Status of those sent for STD treatment unclear, as more allegations emerge about police torture of gays and transgender women.

2 October 2017
Late Bloomers Premium

The Czech weapons that have appeared in Azerbaijan might indicate that Central Europeans are finally learning the realpolitik games of the West.

By Martin Ehl
25 September 2017
Dozens Held in Baku LGBT Roundup Premium

Activists draw parallel to last spring’s brutal crackdown on Chechen gays.

20 September 2017
New Revelations From 'Azerbaijani Laundromat' Could Shake German Elections Premium

A representative from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party allegedly received payments as part of the money-laundering operation.



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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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