Pankisi gorge
23 April 2019
Georgian Mountaineers Brawl With Police Over Dam Plan

Authorities want to exploit Caucasus gorge’s hydropower potential but face growing local opposition.

15 April 2019
Domestic Violence Victim Wins Case Against Russia at UN
Number of domestic violence complaints in Russia skyrocketed since decriminalization law passed in 2017.
Albania MiG
12 April 2019
Big Discounts on Previously Flown Albanian MiGs!

Old Soviet and Chinese fighters will soon give way to state of the art NATO planes.

10 April 2019
Remembering Minorities Amid Eastern Europe’s Centenaries
The nation-building wave of 1918-1920 restored sovereignty to some peoples but meant loss of homeland and forced migration for others. From The Conversation.
By Alexandra Liebich
9 April 2019
1989 Comes Back to Haunt Former Romanian Leader Iliescu

Three former senior officials charged with crimes against humanity for creating an atmosphere of terror in the wake of Ceausescu’s downfall.

Istanbul street
9 April 2019
The Changing Face of Istiklal

Many complain that the Istanbul neighborhood’s secular, multicultural spirit has been replaced with one that represents a more conservative Turkey.

By Emel Altay
5 April 2019
Belarus Demolishes Crosses at Site of Stalinist Massacres

Activists have long demanded a more dignified memorial for victims of mass terror campaign waged by Soviet secret police.




#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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