January 8, 2014 /
Gays and lesbians living far from Russia's major population centers face daily discrimination and frequent violence.
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.
December 6, 2013 /
Fear is the real legacy of Putin's Russia, particularly in Russia's 342 "monotowns," single industry centers where economies are collapsing and dissent is not tolerated.
December 5, 2013 /
Younger generations in Afghanistan and Ukraine are eager for prosperity, reduced corruption and a place in a globalized economy.
December 2, 2013 /
The Kremlin offered to re-locate Russians living in monotowns. But many are unhappy to leave places that several generations of their families have called home.
November 18, 2013 /
People in a mono-town Asbest are more afraid of anti-asbestos campaign than of asbestos. But now authorities give citizens of Russian mono-towns a chance to escape dependence on a single industry.
November 17, 2013 /
"We’re still a divided society 15 years after the Good Friday Agreement," says Sammy Douglas, a Protestant politician from East Belfast.
November 17, 2013
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
November 10, 2013 /
The Daily Beast
She fell in love with Lake Baikal and for decades struggled to shut down the pulp mill that was polluting it in monotown of Baikalsk. The mill was shut; Baikal was saved — but now she is in trouble.