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Eastern Europe

Tongue-Tied on Ukraine’s Front Lines

Ukraine's official language is Ukrainian, but Russian still dominates newspapers, TV shows, and businesses. Efforts to promote the Ukrainian language raise the question: who is really in charge?

Hungary: The Artist in Gusev

A profile of Marianna Pongo, an artist and writer who lives in Gusev, a Roma settlement in Nyiregyhaza that is blighted by poverty and struggling against segregation.

What Happened to Crimea?

Pulitzer Center grantee Dimiter Kenarov is interviewed by WBEZ's Worldview about his project "Ukraine: Crimea under Siege."

Dashed Hopes in Gay Ukraine

Ukrainians thought that, post-Maidan, their country would start to look more like Europe. But for members of the LGBT community, things may have even gotten worse.