Eastern Europe & Russia

19 February 2019
Russian Business Rocked by Arrest of U.S. Investor

Baring Vostok founder Michael Calvey, his French partner, and four others held on embezzlement charges.

18 February 2019
Ukraine Strips Russian-Aligned Bishop of Citizenship

The harsh action against an intransigent cleric moves a religious dispute squarely into the political arena.

15 February 2019
Moscow Region Is Election Fraud Hotspot, Observers Say
Independent poll watchers uncover evidence of ballot stuffing, multiple voting, and inflated turnout figures in last year’s gubernatorial votes.
15 February 2019
Belarusian Editor’s Trial Under Scrutiny

After a period of relative calm, the Lukashenka regime is again making life extremely difficult for independent journalists.

15 February 2019
Facebook Enters Moldovan Electoral Fray

Ruling party, opposition clash over social media giant’s allegations of government involvement in misleading political posts.



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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. 

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