The controversy pits the grassroots activists who brought a reformist government to power against foreign investors who promise the economic growth Armenia needs. From Eurasianet.
Men accused of killing tigers and other animals bred in captivity as raw material for Chinese medicines.
An unusual storm made breathing difficult and raised fears of crop damage as dust and salt from the desiccated Aral Sea spread over hundreds of kilometers.
Austrian company, government agencies suspected of involvement in long-running operation in Carpathian mountains.
Two officials face charges in one town as protests against bad air from other dumps run on.
Intended to power a remote Arctic port, vessel sets off amid concern from Baltic countries, environmentalists.
Warsaw pledges to spend billions on cleaner homes and vehicles.
Kyiv and Washington are calling on Ukrainian separatists not to stop the pumps in a mine where a small nuclear bomb was detonated in 1979.
Jokes can be serious business here, as an incident involving a television anchor, Orthodox zealots, and the country’s richest person reveals.
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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.