16 April 2019
Mirjana Markovic, Milosevic’s Partner in Life and Power, Dies at 76

Slobodan Milosevic’s widow wielded great influence in her own right and faced allegations of complicity in liquidating his critics.

3 April 2019
Romania Tightens Net Around Embattled Kovesi

Former chief prosecutor slapped with a new indictment even as EU mulls picking her for a top anti-fraud post.

25 March 2019
Kazakhstan’s Capital Renamed in Honor of Nazarbaev Premium
Former leader’s daughter appointed to high post one step away from the presidency.
21 March 2019
The Serbian Connection to South Africa’s Underworld Premium

A suspected mob hit in Johannesburg targets a man linked to the convicted killer of a Serbian warlord.

15 March 2019
Kremlin Floats Plan to Create Millions of New Citizens

Citizenship offer aimed at inducing Russian speakers from the neighborhood to move to the motherland.

13 March 2019
Gulnara Karimova’s Daughter Provides New Details of Her Mother’s Detention

Interview with The Guardian comes days after daughter of late Uzbek president sent off to a prison colony for violating terms of her home imprisonment.

8 March 2019
The Freedom to Be Yourself

How can you overcome prejudices and the social pressure of being somebody, when you're only 20? From Decat o Revista.

By Alexandra Tipter
6 March 2019
As Russia Loses Its Luster, Tajik Laborers Head to Turkey
Tajikistan’s corruption and wretched economy force many to work abroad. From EurasiaNet.
5 March 2019
A Georgian Safe Haven for Rights Activists Premium

Where do rights defenders from across the former Soviet Union go to recharge their batteries? For many, the answer is Tbilisi.

1 March 2019
Romanian Court Summons Leading Candidate for EU Prosecutor Job Premium

Romanian authorities raise the stakes in bid to derail the career of country’s former chief graft buster.




#PragueMediaPoint Conference for journalists, media professionals, and scholars

​The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world.




Moldovan diaries

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.

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