Two new books in English shed light on modern-day Albania, from the rise of its Stalinist dictatorship to its far from complete transition to democracy.
Dozhd TV chief editor Mikhail Zygar’s account of Russia under Putin lets the facts speak for themselves.
A team of photographers will soon set off to find out if Soviet-era sanatoriums can survive the modern age.
Svetlana Alexievich may won international acclaim as the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, but at home only a single publisher has braved government hurdles to print the laureate’s literature.
Ukrainian-born Svetlana Alexievich awarded 2015 Nobel Prize for literature – for her non-fiction oral histories.
Warmed-over conspiracy theories and the battle of ideas. From openDemocracy.
What have we lost with the fading of Mitteleuropa as a place and a state of mind?