Eastern Europe & Russia

3 August 2018
Moldovan Lawmakers ‘Legalize Theft’
A new Moldovan law meant to ease the tax burden on the poor and stem the shadow economy is meeting sharp criticism both at home and abroad.
 
Orkhan Dzhemal
2 August 2018
Murdered Russians Were Reporting on Mercenaries in Central African Republic

Financed by Putin critic Khodorkovsky, team was investigating the presence of the shadowy Wagner Group in the war-torn country.

 
Usenov
2 August 2018
Kyrgyzstan’s Most Wanted Ex-Premier Pops Up in Belarus

Daniyar Usenov was convicted of brutal crackdown on demonstrators in 2010  “color revolution.”

 
30 July 2018
Russian Dissidents Find Sanctuary in Lithuania

Dozens of people opposed to the Putin regime escape political persecution by settling down in the Baltic states.

 
27 July 2018
Kremlin Tries to Lure Wealthy Exiles Home

Criminal investigations could be lifted if corrupt entrepreneurs – and their capital – come home, according to reports.

 
25 July 2018
Russia in Rare Admission of Prison Abuses

In latest incident, a prison officer has been sacked after an inmate died of apparent suffocation.

 

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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.

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