23 May 2017
Time of the Poisoners
A thorough account of the killings of Ukrainian nationalists by the KGB brings up parallels between the Russia of the 1950s and today.
By Taras Kuzio
22 May 2017
Russian Authorities Apparently Antsy Over Opposition-Minded Youth

Film and pop music are being used to sway teens away from criticizing the state.

19 May 2017
Special Treatment

The use of punitive psychiatry against political opponents appears to be on the upswing in post-Soviet states.

By Madeline Roache
17 May 2017
Ukraine Blames Presidential Website Cyberattack on Russia

The move might have come in retaliation for Kyiv’s banning of popular Russian social networks and internet businesses. 

16 May 2017
Russian Volunteers Helping Quell Wildfires

Environmental groups say local authorities need more funding, better training for professional firefighters.

10 May 2017
Ukrainian Eurovision Kicks Off Amid Tensions With Russia

The authorities banned several Russian journalists ahead of the campy song contest, which has become increasingly politicized in recent years.   

Navalny 100
8 May 2017
Navalny Said to Be Under Medical Care in Spain

Members of a shadowy extremist group accused of attacking the dissident say they helped pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

4 May 2017
New York Art Patron Absent as Her Trial Begins in Moscow

Prosecutors say Janna Bullock and her ex-husband led a gang that embezzled billions of rubles from municipalities near Moscow.

3 May 2017
Navalny Accuses Russian Government of Green Dye Attack

Protesters throughout the country took to the streets this weekend, with letters asking Putin not to run for a fourth term. 

2 May 2017
Putin Hosts Merkel for Low-Key Talks

Questions raised about Poland’s detention of Austrian man suspected of killing POWs in Ukraine.





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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.

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