Universities in Belarus don’t have the resources that those elsewhere have, but their secret weapon might be their teachers. A TOL Special Report.
The residents of the Balkans’ smallest independent republic know how to fight City Hall, and win.
TOL Talk: As Azerbaijan goes to the polls, freedom of expression takes a beating.
To look at last Sunday’s historic ceremony in eastern Turkey simply through a lens of Turkish-Armenian relations is to obscure the efforts of local Kurds to act as bridge builders.
TOL slide show: The residents of Baku’s “Shanghai” settlement don’t like living a few feet from passing freight trains – but they like being kicked out even less.
A threatened old building and a striking new one symbolize the split personality of development in Azerbaijan’s booming capital.
TOL Talk: Kyrgyzstan’s crisis is no longer in the headlines, but it continues nonetheless, with mass round-ups, beatings, and torture.
TOL audio slide show: A supposedly liberalizing law on private production of Hungary’s national drink hasn’t convinced many home distillers to go straight.
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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.