Capodistria | Stefano Lusa | 3 February 2016

Dramatic days in the history of the Union have disturbing similarities with the early '90s, when everything changed very quickly and Yugoslavia collapsed

Trieste Film Festival: awarded prizes
(Foto luca nisalli, Flickr)
Šar mountain
Resource Centre: a toolbox for media freedom
Trieste Film Festival: awarded prizes ita

Chuck Norris vs Communism by Ilinca Călugăreanu won the special prize Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso for the 27th edition of the Trieste Film Festival

Arzu Geybullayeva 
2 February 2016

Protests in Nardaran, a majority conservative Shia village in the outskirts of Baku, indicate a growing discontent for the country's difficult social and economic conditions

Hashim Thaci
Andrea Lorenzo Capussela 
26 January 2016

According to a judgement of the Kosovo Constitutional Court, all the deputies in the National Assembley must be present to choose the next president. This is why, mantains Andrea Capussela, Hashim Thaci is not going to be elected


25 January 2016

Inadequate police internal investigations hobble criminal prosecution, analysis indicates

20 January 2016

Journalists protest all over Serbia. The Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vučić, says it as an attempt to destabilize the government, and calls for early elections

10 days in 100 seconds!
10 days in 100 seconds! ita
GiuliaBlocal is back in the Balkans! Here her road-trip through western Macedonia: Skopje, Tetovo, Mavrovo Park, Ohrid, Bitola and Prilep. Enjoy!
Transeurope. Civil society networks ita
The video of the workshop: Media freedom and the growth of the European public sphere
Inside Tbilisi’s Biker Bar  ita
A hot summer’s night in Tbilisi and the roar of motorcycles fills the air at the very end of a sidestreet running adjacent to the city’s Opera House.


30 December 2015

The port of Giurgiuleşti, via a system of canals, represents Moldavia's only access to the sea. All around it, though, is void

18 December 2015

Güler Aziz died in September while fighting in Rojava, the predominantly Kurdish region of Syria. His corpse, however, had to await too long before it was able to return home

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