Local farmers are eager to try the high-value grain, but lack of equipment and red tape are holding them back.
Communist deputy embarrassed Saratov region governor into firing official who claimed pensioners could eat well on a pittance.
One hundred years since the end of World War I is an ambiguous anniversary for many in Central Europe, where statehood and identity have long been subject to integration or empire.
A few cases of measles this past spring – quickly downplayed as imports from neighboring Ukraine – nevertheless provoked an impassioned debate about vaccinations and their merits. From Euroradio.
Operation reportedly sold Bulgarian ancestry certificates to people in non-EU countries.
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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.