October 20, 2014 /
Misha Friedman
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
October 15, 2014 / Time
Misha Friedman
Yegor Guskov and Bogdan Zinchenko, who owned a gay bar in Sevastopol, feared for their business — and their family.
October 3, 2014 /
Dimiter Kenarov
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.
September 3, 2012
Eve Conant
As a global debate rages over nuclear power's future as a safe and clean energy source, Russia is aggressively pursuing nuclear expansion at home and abroad.
August 23, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Anna Nemtsova
How corruption and greed are destroying the architectural treasures of Nizhny Novgorod.
August 23, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Anna Nemtsova
For Anna Nemtsova, a Persephone Miel Fellow at the Pulitzer Center, preserving Nizhny Novgorod's historic center is a personal mission.
August 13, 2012 / The Daily Beast
Anna Nemtsova
Palaces of top officials are popping up on pristine public land along the Black Sea coast. They are viewed as stark reminders of corruption and inequality in Russia.
August 2, 2012
Dan Grossman
Daniel Grossman's first TED ebook, "Deep Water," explores sea-level rise and climate change while making innovative use of a new interactive platform.
July 20, 2012
Stephen Franklin
Pulitzer Center grantee Stephen Franklin discusses reporting from Turkey, a country facing crises that range from internal political divisions to a massive influx of Syrian refugees on its borders.
July 18, 2012 / Untold Stories
Stephen Franklin
Turkey's political evolution has opened the door for criticism and humor too. The Young Civilians take on the military – and more. Will they become a model for others?
July 3, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Kucera
The Caspian Sea has been a strategic backwater for most of its history. But recent discoveries of large oil and natural gas reserves have touched off a five-way arms race.
July 1, 2012 / Foreign Affairs
Joshua Yaffa
With Vladimir Putin back in power in Russia, understanding him is more important than ever. Two recent books attempt to unravel the mystery, adding new insight into the Russian leader's life and rule...
June 28, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Burma to Turkmenistan.