Less than half of Russians view the last Romanov ruler in a positive light.
Beijing has refused to acknowledge running centers designed to de-radicalize Uighurs and Kazakhs in Xinjiang.
Thousands of children as young as five compete in races that can last for hours.
The Ukrainian politician, who spent 25 years in Soviet prisons, helped craft Ukraine’s declaration of independence in August 1991, but also became known for white nationalism.
Applications have soared since the 2016 failed coup attempt.
Mirsaidov was swiftly arrested after complaining to the president about corruption. From Eurasianet.
Despite evidence to the contrary, Russian TV show host vows that North Korean leader’s smile was genuine.
An Armenian organization is trying to step in where state support programs for the integration of orphans fall short. From JAMnews.
Arkady Babchenko shows up at press conference one day after reports that he was killed in Kyiv.
In spring 1918, three remarkably progressive states emerged in the power vacuum between Russia and Turkey.
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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.