February 25, 2015 / Untold Stories
Holly Pickett, Joanna Kakissis
Some Syrians who came to Russia with work visas now find themselves trapped. With little chance of gaining legal status, they face exploitation from employers and police.
February 18, 2015 / Roads & Kingdoms
Misha Friedman
Roads and Kingdoms interviews Pulitzer Center grantee photojournalist on his project "Official Homophobia in Russia."
February 16, 2015 /
Tom Hundley, Dimiter Kenarov
Crimea is no longer celebrating its reunion with Russia.
February 15, 2015 / NPR
Joanna Kakissis, Holly Pickett
With Syria engulfed in civil war, here are four stories of families struggling to stay together.
February 8, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Dimiter Kenarov
No tourists, frightened Tatars, and Russians have taken all the jobs. Welcome to Crimea in winter.
January 14, 2015
Misha Friedman, Nora FitzGerald
Newseum-Pulitzer Center 'Faith, Freedom, Sexuality & Silence' series continues with journalists Nora FitzGerald and Misha Friedman.
January 2, 2015 / AOL News
Misha Friedman
Amnesty International in France featured Misha Friedman's story of a gay couple forced to flee their home in Crimea due to discrimination.
January 2, 2015 / NPR
Joanna Kakissis, Holly Pickett
For many Syrians, Russia was a second motherland, thanks to longtime ties between Damascus and Moscow. But since the Syrian war began, Syrians have discovered Russia is a trap.
December 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Irina, a drug user for almost 30 years, is one of those most at risk following Russia's annexation of Crimea.
December 8, 2014
Tom Hundley, Joanna Kakissis, Holly Pickett
Thousands of displaced Syrians journeyed across land and sea to the safe haven of Europe. How is this war's diaspora adapting behind closed doors?
Rafat and Naif on the overlook in the Black Forest near Zell am Hammersbach, Germany. Image by Holly Pickett. Germany, 2014.
December 5, 2014
Joanna Kakissis, Holly Pickett
Thousands of displaced Syrians have made treacherous journeys across land and sea to the safe haven of Europe. But many here don’t want them. How are the new immigrants adapting and adjusting?
December 3, 2014 / Huffington Post
Dimiter Kenarov
Pasha is a transgender person from Sevastopol, Crimea, but Russia's annexation of the peninsula earlier this year threw his whole life into chaos. Today he is a refugee in Kiev.
November 17, 2014
Jon Sawyer, Misha Friedman, Nora FitzGerald
In Vladimir Putin's Russia, and in occupied Ukraine, a rough road for LGBT activists and intravenous drug users.

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