Caspian Sea
18 September 2017
Baku Takes Larger Stake in Massive Oilfield Premium

Aliev cheers ‘even more profitable’ new contract, which foresees $40 billion in new investment by oil majors.

12 September 2017
Azerbaijan Pardons Blogger, Releases Journalist Premium

Mehman Aliyev has been released from pretrial detention, while travel blogger Alexander Lapshin was pardoned.

5 September 2017
OCCRP Investigation Finds $2.8 Billion Azerbaijani ‘Laundromat’ Premium

Secret money-laundering scheme allegedly used to pay off European politicians, lobbyists, and a former CNN producer for their support. 

30 August 2017
Caspian Sea Shrinking at Alarming Rate, Scientists Say Premium

Rising temperatures linked to climate change are most likely responsible for steadily falling water levels in the Caspian Sea, a new study contends.

25 August 2017
Azeri News Agency Chief Held for Tax Evasion Premium

Not long after handing out free flats to journalists, Azerbaijani authorities turned on the head of a last bastion of the free press.

17 August 2017
TAP Progress is Music to Albanian Ears Premium

Much-needed investment is flowing into the Balkans but the pipeline still requires additional financing. 

15 August 2017
Armenian Forces Reportedly Attacked by Israel-Made Drone Premium

Arms maker denies it tried to bomb Armenian positions in a sales pitch to Azerbaijan’s military.

24 July 2017
The Perks of Being a Journalist in Azerbaijan

Presidential initiative to hand out free flats to media professionals, praise them for being “helpers” appears at odds with the country’s lack of press freedom.  

21 July 2017
Russian-Israeli Blogger Sentenced to Three Years in Azerbaijan Premium

Alexander Lapshin admits only to ‘moral guilt’ for ignoring ban on Karabakh entry and criticizing the Azerbaijani leader.

Azeri army
6 June 2017
Key Aliev Aides Reportedly Fired in Azerbaijan as Karabakh Tensions Rise Premium

Staff shakeup comes amid increasingly edgy relations with Caucasus enemies Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.



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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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