Kataryna Handziuk made enemies in Kherson by campaigning against illegal development.
UK authorities seize almost half a million pounds believed to be derived from ex-Moldovan PM’s corrupt activities.
Laura Codruta Kovesi is leading candidate for newly created position of EU public prosecutor.
Allegations stem from complex clan politics in the North Caucasus region of Karachay-Cherkessia.
Beijing’s agreement to release ethnic Kazakhs is its only concession so far to mounting outrage over the camp system.
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.
Public figures say the heated political climate in the country was a factor in the murder of the Gdansk mayor.
Already accused of anti-Semitism, Adam Andruszkiewicz now faces scrutiny for chanting homophobic slogans at a past rally.
Overstressed guards, constant threat of violence the rule, despite falling prison population, deputy prison service chief says.
Transitions magazine = Your one-stop source for news, research and analysis on the post-communist region. Sign up for the free TOL newsletter!
Transitions magazine = Your one-stop source for news, research and analysis on the post-communist region.
Sign up for the free TOL newsletter!
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.