29 March 2011
The Price of Love
Each year Bulgaria’s scattered Kalaidzhii Roma gather for a fair where young men negotiate a bride price with the parents of eligible girls.
By Jodi Hilton
18 March 2011
Passing the Book Premium
Schools catering to the Czech Republic's Romani community are producing more graduates, but are they really the answer?
By Lucie Kavanova
11 March 2011
The City Under Water Premium

For months, flooding in a small town in Hungary has been forcing some of the country's poorest families to find new homes.

By Gergely Nagy
10 March 2011
‘This Is My Duty as a Citizen’ Premium

A former presidential candidate in Belarus says he was tortured while in KGB custody.

By Tanya Haurylchyk and Nastassya Shamrey
8 March 2011
The Perils of Blowing the Whistle Premium

The Czech Republic’s most famous whistleblower talks of the corruption he uncovered at the State Environmental Fund and the fate that befell him.

By Jeremy Druker
28 February 2011
Dedication on 2,000 Soms

To be a schoolteacher in Kyrgyzstan requires education, training, and, for most, working at least one extra job.

By Usman Khakimov
11 February 2011
Heavy Metal River Premium

Environmentalists worry that a hillside mine in Armenia will bring contamination to southern Georgia.

By Tsira Gvasalia
24 January 2011
Locked Away in Minsk Premium
As Lukashenka is sworn in for a fourth term, dozens of imprisoned activists await their fate in prison. A TOL multimedia presentation.
By Pavol Demes and Andrew Fenwick

14 January 2011
The Show Must Go On Premium
An Uzbek neighborhood in Osh tries to foster a sense of normality for local children after a traumatic year. Last in a series.
By Usman Khakimov
13 December 2010
No Longer Pummeled, but Limping Premium

A veteran journalist assesses the state of media in Belarus today. A TOL Special Report.

By Christina Karchevskaya


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