To prevent a mental health crisis, a multinational effort is bringing therapy to the war-torn country from thousands of miles away. From Reasons to be Cheerful.
A program for talented yet disadvantaged students instills “a sense of belonging” and helps them “feel trusted and included.”
Young men and women across the region are joining clubs to learn how to rewrite long-held rules in favor of respect and nonviolence.
Activists and farmers in a rural community are showing how small steps can be taken to address the global challenge of adapting to climate change.
Alarmed at how many people were getting lost in the woods of Belarus, one Minsk resident started what is now the country’s most trusted search-and-rescue squad.
Has the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development learned anything from past mistakes?
The authorities’ advancing block of the internet paves a grim future, according to one of Putin’s critics. From Global Voices.
The imprisonment of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich pushed a scholar of Russia to recall his own arrest by the FSB 20 years ago. From the NYU Jordan Center.
How a Ukrainian NGO is helping over-50s engage with a fast-changing world and unleash their creative potential.
Experts argue for a pragmatic approach to manage the antelope population, now at record high levels. From Eurasianet.
Breakaway region could soon have virtually no Armenians after Azerbaijan’s defeat of local separatists.
Much divides Polish society, yet with parliamentary elections coming up in October, the country remains united in its attitude toward sovereignty. From EUROPP.
Reports say more than 100 dead as Baku retakes remaining territory lost to Armenian forces after the Soviet collapse. From Reuters.
Women volunteers joined the first intake of soldiers since Latvia reinstated compulsory conscription, and their role is set to grow. From CEPA.
Twenty-five years after defeating Meciar, Slovaks face a similar West vs. East choice.