Eastern Europe & Russia

16 January 2012
Inching Toward Pluralism in Kazakhstan, Riots in Romania Premium

Plus, Putin’s campaign website makes protests disappear and Bosnia’s war veterans make a gesture across the ethnic divide.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Varvara Lokteva, and Kelly Klein
13 January 2012
Moldova's Presidential Predicament, Serbia Inches Closer to EU

Plus, Prague backpedals on asylum of Tymoshenko husband, and Tallinn mulls “free rides.” 

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain

12 January 2012
Monkey Business in Slovakia, Romania’s Stray Dogs Escape Death Row Premium

Plus, forced marriage of Balkan immigrants troubling Germany and Central Asia’s protesters-for-hire.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, Varvara Lokteva, and Joshua Boissevain
11 January 2012
Russian Inflation Hits Modern Low, Bulgaria Warned NATO of Milosevic’s Designs on Kosovo

Plus, Slovenian media gang up in paywall scheme and a favorite Azeri novel will get the Hollywood treatment.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Varvara.Lokteva, and Kelly Klein


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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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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