Facing the choice of adapting and censoring themselves, or living in fear of a violent attack, only the few reporting for Republika Srpska have continued publishing as independent journalists—and have paid dearly for it.
Volunteers and nonprofits have been the backbone of Ukraine’s fight against Russia. What happens when ordinary citizens supply a military force?
Part two of Dinna Louise C. Dayao's reporting on how to keep children safe on roads.
For thousands of migrants, to win “the game” means sneaking across mountainous border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, and then seek asylum in a promised land of Western Europe. Meet Zohaib Ali, 22-year-old student of mathematics and economy from Pakistan, who attempted to complete “the game” sixteen times, but won none.
Vadym Svyrydenko lost everything on a frigid battlefield in Ukraine. Now the war’s only quadruple amputee is tackling the veteran crisis.
Russia has more land in the Arctic than any other nation. It's also a regime that does not tolerate dissent. What does this mean for residents of Murmansk, the Arctic's largest city?
Several thousand women who followed husbands to Syria and Iraq are stuck in limbo, often with young children.
This photo essay displays various faces of male Kosovo-Albanians directly connected to the conflicts in Syria and Iraq: relatives of jihadists, returned foreign fighters, and an imam.
Documentary photographer Misha Friedman women’s penal colonies and pretrial detention centers across Ukraine.
A woman in prison is considered a much greater disgrace for the family than a man in Ukraine, and they are often jailed along with their children.
Skepticism abounds regarding Kosovo's deradicalization and rehabilitation programs for returning jihadists.
Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change. Online August 1.
Ukraine's government is set to completely change many of the Soviet-style state institutions, but it has a short window of opportunity and the notoriously corrupt police force is its main priority.
As war rages in Ukraine, what do the country's post-Soviet dueling identities mean for its future?
A string of courtroom victories have promised to bring an end to school segregation for Roma students. But implementing those legal decisions has proven as difficult as changing cultural attitudes.
A look at the intended—and unintended effects—of democracy on Bulgaria, a nation still undergoing social and economic upheaval, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.
Russia's military annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine has already upended many lives. LGBT people and drug users are among those most at risk.
Edging to the brink of civil war, Crimea has turned into a geopolitical crisis, perhaps the gravest threat to peace in Europe since the end of the Cold War.
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
Shale gas is an energy phenomenon not just in a broad swath of the United States but in places like eastern Europe, too. In both regions there is a tangled mix of hopes, hype, and concern.
After 20 years of fading industry, rampant corruption, and no clear ideology, Russia is now on the move. Its young people are finding new homes in—and out—of the country.
Popular demonstrations against the rule of Vladimir Putin are sweeping across Russia. Will the demands of the middle class protesters force Putin to liberalize—or keep him from returning to power?
Ten years after the end of full scale war in Chechnya, a smoldering insurgency has spread to neighboring republics in the North Caucasus region of southern Russia.
Ukraine's struggle to build a national identity dates back to the Cold-War. Facing more recent territorial struggles over the Crimea, how will the country's citizens choose to define themselves?
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Can mapping neural pathways help us make friends with our enemies?
Roads and Kingdoms interviews Pulitzer Center grantee photojournalist on his project "Official Homophobia in Russia."
Crimea is no longer celebrating its reunion with Russia.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
In Vladimir Putin's Russia, and in occupied Ukraine, a rough road for LGBT activists and intravenous drug users.
D.C. students talk environmental issues in China, India and Russia with Pulitzer Center grantees in town for the Environmental Film Festival.
Politics in Russia has always made for interesting theater, the current crisis in Crimea being no exception.
The crisis in Crimea has triggered a state of high dudgeon among the political classes here in Washington.
Pulitzer Center senior adviser Marvin Kalb explains why Putin's actions in Crimea will ensure his political demise.
Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Boryana Katsarova threatened at gunpoint by masked men while outside a radio station in Crimea.