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Eastern Europe

July 27, 2016|

The Hungarian Candidate

On the 2014 campaign trail in Miskolc, Hungary, where politicians who fought for the poor Roma community were poor themselves.

July 05, 2016

Cold War Fault Lines

Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin

From Estonian militias to separatist fighters in Ukraine, tensions between NATO and Russia are approaching Cold War levels.

May 25, 2016

Ukraine's Most Vulnerable, Two Years On

Julia Barton, Sophie Pinkham, Misha Friedman

Two years after Euromaidan, the Russian seizure of Crimea and conflicts in eastern Ukraine, a depressing new reality has sunk in for many displaced Ukrainians: they're not getting their old lives back.

May 25, 2016

Deadly Pollution: The World's Most Toxic Places

Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock, Justin Kenny, Debbie M. Price

Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.

April 19, 2016

The Labor Train

George Butler, Joseph Schottenfeld, Tim Brown

An intimate profile of labor migrants making their way to Russia by train and bracing for—sometimes looking forward to—work and life in Moscow.

April 04, 2016

Nuclear Winter

Kit R. Roane

Cold War scientists once worried that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age. But why, three decades later, does Nuclear Winter still resonate?

November 12, 2015

Sarajevo After the Siege

Elisabeth Zerofsky

A political party that grew out of Sarajevo's re-emerging post-war cultural scene is trying to help build a functional state in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

July 16, 2015

Ukraine: Reforming a Police Force

Misha Friedman, Masha Gessen

Ukraine's government is set to completely change many of the Soviet-style state institutions, but it has a short window of opportunity and the notoriously corrupt police force is its main priority.

November 03, 2014

Bulgaria 25 Years After Communism

Yana Paskova

A look at the intended—and unintended effects—of democracy on Bulgaria, a nation still undergoing social and economic upheaval, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

October 10, 2012|

Meet Paul Salopek

Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.

January 18, 2017|

Pulitzer Center Visits West Coast

Pulitzer Center journalists Misha Friedman, Jon Cohen and Amy Maxmen spoke to 425 people about their work featured in the e-book "To End AIDS" at different events in the San Francisco area last week.

January 08, 2016|

A Year of Field Notes

Pulitzer Center interns Elana Dure and Seiler Smith look back over a year of Field Notes and compile some of their favorites.