Region

Eastern Europe

Blood Relations

The families of suspected Islamist guerrillas in the North Caucasus have always faced harassment from Russian security forces. Now a shadowy vigilante group has started targeting them as well.

Sword or Samovar

Though media attention is scarce, a guerrilla war taking place across the North Caucasus has ramped up. Killings are commonplace as Russia fights to retain control over the Islamist insurgency.

BBC News Interviews David Rochkind

BBC News interviews David Rochkind on how he has funded his reporting projects through grants.

TB in Moldova

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Moldova's health system has struggled to cope and the country became vulnerable to a growing tuberculosis (TB) crisis.

Ukraine: Journalists Face Uncertain Future

Since the election of President Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine has suffered an erosion of press freedom. As incidents of government intimidation rise, media watchdogs fear a return to the dark ages for the country's independent media.

The Global Egg Trade

The market for women's eggs is booming. But wide differences in price and poor regulation over human egg donations have created an international black market for eggs