Eastern Europe & Russia

28 September 2018
Inherited Migration

Emigration to escape poverty is so ingrained now in Moldova that a generation is accustomed to following in the footsteps of their parents. From Ziarul de Garda.

By Liliana Botnariuc
26 September 2018
Kremlin Critic Verzilov Recovering After Suspected Poisoning Premium

The publisher and his family are reportedly being guarded by German police for their own safety.

26 September 2018
Spiritual Capital: Why Ukraine Is Breaking From Russia’s Orthodox Church

The Ukrainian government has promised its citizens a new, independent Orthodox Church that will unite Ukrainian believers. But bringing several denominations together is harder than you think. From openDemocracy.

By Andrii Fert
25 September 2018
Odessa on Edge After Shooting of Anti-Corruption Campaigner Premium

NGOs and opposition groups say dozens of activists have been targeted in attacks this year.

21 September 2018
Mines and the Sea
Fishermen from Ukraine's Donetsk region are still going out to sea despite the sea mines. From Hromadske.


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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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