Belgrade is looking for international allies ahead of mid-December vote, arguing that a new military could be used against Serbian minority in Kosovo.
Recently captured Ukrainian sailors have been sent to Moscow to face charges of illegal border crossing.
Ukraine’s slowly reviving economy could take a serious setback if Russian closure of Azov Sea continues.
Volunteer soldiers from the contact line in eastern Ukraine are preparing for demobilization, and an uncertain future. From Hromadske International.
Official stance marks turnaround for regime, which typically blames ‘terrorism’ on local Islamist group.
Contentious law forcing judges into retirement on course to be repealed.
Suspected members of California white-supremacist group met public face of Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists.
Serbian president unhappy over treatment in Paris, giving his country’s wartime losses of almost a third of its population.
Bordering Afghanistan and China, the Tajik region jealously guards its relative independence from the central government.
The fighters were employed by a private contractor with links to the Kremlin, muckraking Russian paper claims.
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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.