28 September 2016
Russian Investigative Journalist Beaten in Siberia

Grigory Pasko, who teaches investigative techniques, was denounced as a ‘spy,’ ‘traitor,’ and ‘foreign agent’ ahead of his arrival in Altai for a seminar. 

27 September 2016
Trump, Putin and Race

The real reason behind this odd bromance.

By Peter Rutland
27 September 2016
Russia Slams Western Charges of ‘War Crimes’ in Syria

UN envoy Vitaly Churkin blames breakdown of ceasefire on Syrian rebels, dismisses reports of mass killings in eastern Aleppo as faked.

Russian oil rig
22 September 2016
Russia Ups Oil Output Ahead of OPEC Meeting

Russia could soon become the world’s biggest oil producer if it continues pumping oil at levels not seen since Soviet times.

21 September 2016
Czechs Hold Russian Dissident Artist on Interpol List, Extradition Unsure

Moscow is awaiting official notice from Prague about the possible repatriation of Oleg Vorotnikov, a founding member of Russian public-art collective Voina.

21 September 2016
Russian MP: ‘We Will Buy Bulgaria’
Tolstoy’s great-grandson, a prominent lawmaker and TV personality, says Russia will ‘buy out the whole of Bulgaria’ to secure its loyalty.
20 September 2016
Putin Said to Favor Return to Old-Style Security Ministry

With parliament more solidly than ever in his pocket, Russian leader can now focus on the 2018 presidential election.

19 September 2016
Kremlin Party Wins in a Landslide

Wins for United Russia and three other loyal parties ensure no opposition will trouble President Vladimir Putin for the next five years.

16 September 2016
Putin’s Party Untroubled Ahead of Duma Polls

United Russia is sure to retain control of the lower house, but the overall makeup of the legislature could reveal some surprises. 

15 September 2016
Chechnya's Unexpected Friends in Israel

Muslim leaders gathered in Grozny issue divisive rules favoring the Chechen leader’s brand of Islam.




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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