April 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Sochi's Cabaret Mayak, a popular hangout for both gay and straight, enjoyed the limelight through the Sochi Winter Olympics.
April 7, 2014 / Untold Stories
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Crimea's Russian population has voted to separate from Ukraine. Photojournalist Boryana Katsarova documents the turbulent times.
March 28, 2014 / Al Jazeera
Jenna Krajeski
The blue-collar neighborhood of Kasimpasa in Istanbul has defined the prime minister's no-nonsense character.
March 28, 2014 / Roads & Kingdoms
Jenna Krajeski
After Turkey's massive Gezi protests, LGBT activists take the fight to the political arena.
March 21, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
A ban on the social-media platform demonstrates how tone-deaf the country’s leadership has become in its zeal for control.
March 4, 2014 / Brookings Institution | Up Front
Marvin Kalb
German Chancellor Angela Merkel thinks Vladimir Putin is "in another world." Pulitzer Center Senior Adviser Marvin Kalb takes a look at Putin's world.
February 23, 2014
Jason Berry
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Berry explores threats and scandals that challenged Pope Benedict's papacy from sex abuse to corruption.
Image by Misha Friedman. Russia, 2013.
January 11, 2014
Misha Friedman
With homophobic rhetoric now legitimized by federal law, being gay in Russia can be extremely dangerous.
January 8, 2014 / BuzzFeed
Misha Friedman
Gays and lesbians living far from Russia's major population centers face daily discrimination and frequent violence.
December 30, 2013
Tom Hundley
Each day, tens of thousands of children risk their lives working in small-scale gold mines around the world.
Atlas of Pentecostalism
December 27, 2013
Bregtje van der Haak, Richard Vijgen
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
December 6, 2013 / Newsweek
Anna Nemtsova, Brendan Hoffman
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 / Reuters
David Rohde
Younger generations in Afghanistan and Ukraine are eager for prosperity, reduced corruption and a place in a globalized economy.

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