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.
November 7, 2013 /
How does a small town in the middle of Siberia move forward when the biggest local employer shuts down? Baikalsk is one of hundreds of monotowns across Russia struggling to find an answer.
November 6, 2013
Monotowns, Russian cities dependent on dying industries, face an even more uncertain future now that Russia has joined the World Trade Organization.
November 1, 2013
Honors given to two Pulitzer Center-supported projects, including the data-driven, multimedia Financial Times investigation examining the impact of UK austerity measures.
October 30, 2013 /
The Gezi Park protests united Istanbul in Taksim Square, but three miles away the residents of Fatih tell a different story.