Governments in the region routinely censor online speech for short-term political goals. Could Uzbekistan reverse the trend?
Interim President Tokayev will win next month’s election, but there is talk of an eventual handover of power to Nazarbaev’s daughter.
While the region’s last Soviet-era leader may no longer be president, analysts speculate that his presence will still be felt.
The long-serving leader blamed officials for not living up to promises to boost the economy and raise living standards.
The mass starvation of the Stalinist 1930s doesn’t figure largely in official histories of the period.
Beijing’s agreement to release ethnic Kazakhs is its only concession so far to mounting outrage over the camp system.
Three suspects held in savage attack on two rangers investigating poaching of saiga antelopes.
Long after the fall of both the Nazi and communist regimes, today's new authoritarians have come up with creative ways to wash away inconvenient knowledge.
#PragueMediaPoint Conference for journalists, media professionals, and scholars
The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world. – WHAT’S WORKING
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.