August 27, 2014 /
The squatter settlements known as "Gecekondu" are quickly disappearing in Istanbul, a city that is being transformed through government intervention, historic renewal, and mass housing projects.
August 27, 2014
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.
July 16, 2014 /
Multiple cameras recorded the moment of Turkish protester Ahmet Atakan's death, but does the footage prove anything?
March 18, 2014 /
The New Yorker
Two deaths in Turkey reveal a deeply divided country.
March 17, 2014 /
An artist asks, "Why were we Armenian, but living in the U.S? Why was our family in Syria? What were these family stories of exile and slaughter? Why weren’t they in the history books of my youth?"
February 27, 2014 /
A small group of LGBT activists tries to change the situation in one of Russia's most homophobic cities.
February 24, 2014 /
Dmitry Chizhevsky came to a Rainbow Coffee party in Saint Petersburg, an LGBT gathering. Little did he know that a few moments later he would lose his eye in an attack.
December 30, 2013
Each day, tens of thousands of children risk their lives working in small-scale gold mines around the world.
December 27, 2013
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
November 4, 2013 /
Majority of Russians say that Lake Baikal should be the symbol of Russia. But in monotown Baikalsk hundreds of workers who lost their jobs this month say they feel cheated by Moscow.