Digital currency could be an alternative to the dollar for wildcat regions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova.
The Belt and Road vision is grand on paper, but the promised jobs and factories have been slow to materialize.
After a vitriol-filled campaign, the new head of state will not find it easy to build a more consensual style of politics.
The next president will have reduced powers as country transitions to a parliamentary system.
With no income from the devastated orchards, some farmers are turning to smuggling to make ends meet.
After more than 25 years, mines near the Azerbaijani border still pose a hazard to humans and animals.
Just over a month before elections, the serious contenders in a large field of candidates are jostling to the front.
A video report explores the lives of the people who remain unable to return home as the “frozen conflicts” in Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine fester on.
Despite repeated complaints, Georgia is still preventing Ossetians now based in Russia from visiting the villages where they once lived not so long ago. From JAMnews.
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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.
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.