January 19, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Dimiter Kenarov
Ukrainians thought that, post-Maidan, their country would start to look more like Europe. But for members of the LGBT community, things may have even gotten worse.
January 14, 2015 / Moment
Yigal Schleifer
After massive demonstrations and new elections, Ukrainians say they are ready for democratic reforms. But that won’t be easy, given the history of corruption and a war in the east.
January 12, 2015 /
Tom Hundley, Dimiter Kenarov
Life imitates art in Vladimir Putin's Crimea.
January 6, 2015 / VQR
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Two performances seem to be taking place in parallel: one inside the theater with actors, and another in the streets outside with soldiers in green balaclavas and no recognizable insignia.
January 4, 2015 / The Ecologist
Dimiter Kenarov
In 1976 it looked like a good idea: divert the waters of the Danube into a salt-water lagoon on Ukraine's Black Sea coast. But the result has been a human and environmental disaster on an epic scale.
January 2, 2015 / NPR
Joanna Kakissis
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 28, 2014
Meghan Dhaliwal
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
December 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Dimiter Kenarov
Georgii, a resident of Crimea, struggled with drug addiction for years before finding a solution in opioid substitution therapy (OST). But when Russia annexed the peninsula, it dismantled the program...
December 16, 2014 / Quartz
Misha Friedman
Following Russia's annexation of Crimea, intravenous drug users lost access to their opioid substitution therapy. Many are now faced to choose whether to leave, return to drug use or to die.
December 16, 2014 / Huffington Post
Dimiter Kenarov
When Russia annexed Crimea in March of this year, it closed down all OST (opioid substitution therapy) programs. As a result, drug users in Crimea have found themselves in a serious predicament.
December 15, 2014 / ABC Australia | Radio National
Dimiter Kenarov
Journalist Dimiter Kenarov talks about his Black Sea project on Australian radio.
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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