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Estonia: When Home Isn’t Where the Heart Is

Despite generous benefits and a robust effort by Estonia to welcome Syrian refugees, the rural setting and lack of countrymen leave families yearning for alternatives.

May 01, 2014

As Greenland's Ice Melts, Polar Bears Turn on Humans

Jonathan Vigliotti

Polar bears in Greenland struggle to find food as climate change chips away at Arctic ice. Climatologists say the resulting bear vs. human conflict is a warning for communities worldwide.

January 11, 2014

Official Homophobia in Russia

Misha Friedman

With homophobic rhetoric now legitimized by federal law, being gay in Russia can be extremely dangerous.

December 27, 2013

Atlas of Pentecostalism

Bregtje van der Haak, Richard Vijgen

An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.

November 17, 2013

Belfast: A City Divided

Devon Smith

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 06, 2013

Russia's Monotowns

Anna Nemtsova, Brendan Hoffman

Monotowns, Russian cities dependent on dying industries, face an even more uncertain future now that Russia has joined the World Trade Organization.

August 10, 2013

Scotland: Separation Anxiety?

Henry Molski

For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.

July 30, 2013

A Melting Arctic

Yves Eudes, Olivier Truc

Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.

April 11, 2013

Britain: Charting the Impact of Austerity

Sarah Neville, Emily Cadman, Chris Giles, Christine Spolar

Britain's government is engaged in the steepest deficit reduction of modern times. A team of reporters from the Financial Times tracks the cuts and their impact.

December 18, 2012

The Vatican and the Nuns

Jason Berry

Cardinals in Rome ordered two investigations of American nuns. Is this a modern-day Inquisition? Jason Berry explores the forces behind this inner struggle of the church on both sides of the Atlantic.

September 26, 2012

Europe's Siege on Democracy

William Wheeler

Europe’s economic crisis has become intertwined with disturbing anti-democratic trends and the rise of extremist politics. Bill Wheeler looks at the fallout in Hungary and Greece.

This Week: Identity In Flames

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This Week in Review: Untouchable

Today is International Women’s Day and the plight of women and children in crisis is a recurring theme in much of the reporting that the Pulitzer Center supports.