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12 February 2019
Ukrainian Regional Official Suspected in Activist’s Gruesome Slaying

Kataryna Handziuk made enemies in Kherson by campaigning against illegal development.

 
8 February 2019
Son of Jailed Moldovan Pol Pays Dear for Posh Lifestyle

UK authorities seize almost half a million pounds believed to be derived from ex-Moldovan PM’s corrupt activities.

 
6 February 2019
Romanian Justice Minister Vows to Block EU Appointment of Former Anti-Corruption Prosecutor

Laura Codruta Kovesi is leading candidate for newly created position of EU public prosecutor.

 
31 January 2019
Russian Senator Arrested for Political Murders Premium

Allegations stem from complex clan politics in the North Caucasus region of Karachay-Cherkessia.

 
29 January 2019
China Said to Free Xinjiang Camp Inmates – Into House Arrest Premium

Beijing’s agreement to release ethnic Kazakhs is its only concession so far to mounting outrage over the camp system.

 
23 January 2019
The Living Front of Stanislav Markelov

Ten years ago, activist lawyer Stanislav Markelov was murdered in Moscow. His legacy tells us why anti-fascism remains vitally important in Russia today. From openDemocracy.

By Kirill Medvedev
 
15 January 2019
Liberal Leader’s Slaying Jolts Poland Premium

Public figures say the heated political climate in the country was a factor in the murder of the Gdansk mayor.

 
9 January 2019
Appointment of Former Far-Right Leader to Polish Government Draws International Criticism Premium

Already accused of anti-Semitism, Adam Andruszkiewicz now faces scrutiny for chanting homophobic slogans at a past rally.

 
8 January 2019
Official Paints Dire Picture of Russian Prison Life Premium

Overstressed guards, constant threat of violence the rule, despite falling prison population, deputy prison service chief says.

 
3 January 2019
Turkmen Leader Promotes Heir-Apparent Premium
Serdar Berdymukhamedov’s frequent changes of job could be a training regimen to succeed his father.
 

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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.

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