People

5 July 2018
No Quick Solutions for Turkish Asylum Seekers in Europe Premium

Applications have soared since the 2016 failed coup attempt.

By Zeynep Yunculer
 
8 June 2018
Tajikistan: No Laughing Matter as Comedian Journalist Goes on Trial Premium

Mirsaidov was swiftly arrested after complaining to the president about corruption. From Eurasianet.

 
6 June 2018
Russian TV Channel Puts a (Fake) Smile on Kim Jong-un Premium

Despite evidence to the contrary, Russian TV show host vows that North Korean leader’s smile was genuine.

 
1 June 2018
Their Home

An Armenian organization is trying to step in where state support programs for the integration of orphans fall short. From JAMnews.

By Gayane Mkrtchyan
 
30 May 2018
Murder of Russian Journalist Critical of Kremlin Was “Staged” Premium

Arkady Babchenko shows up at press conference one day after reports that he was killed in Kyiv.

 
29 May 2018
Three Takes on the Centenary of Caucasian Independence Premium

In spring 1918, three remarkably progressive states emerged in the power vacuum between Russia and Turkey.

 
11 May 2018
To Kill a Briber Premium

In an interview with Hromadske, policy expert Alina Mungiu-Pippidi assesses the success of Ukraine's anti-corruption reforms.

By Mariia Ulianovska
 
19 April 2018
Serbia’s Seselj Sabotages Croatian Lawmakers’ Historic Visit Premium

Some question the nationalist leader’s right to a seat in parliament after a UN court upheld his war crimes conviction.

 
13 April 2018
Kristeva and Her Bulgarian Suffering Premium

It may be hard to comprehend now, but for a Bulgarian emigre pre-1989, petty compromises with the system were possible, even desirable.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
21 March 2018
The Third Shooting of the Boy Petar from Konjic

A tragic story from a Bosnian town should remind us of the need to breathe new life into memories from the Balkan wars. From Al Jazeera Balkans.

By Dragan Bursac
 

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