The Roma Holocaust, known as the Porajmos, claimed hundreds of thousands of lives during WWII. The atrocity against the Roma people was not formally recognized until 1982.
Some Syrians who came to Russia with work visas now find themselves trapped. With little chance of gaining legal status, they face exploitation from employers and police.
Pulitzer Center grantee Dimiter Kenarov is interviewed by WBEZ's Worldview about his project "Ukraine: Crimea under Siege."
Despite the establishment of democracy in Bulgaria, communism still lives in people's minds.
No tourists, frightened Tatars, and Russians have taken all the jobs. Welcome to Crimea in winter.
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.
After massive demonstrations and new elections, Ukrainians say they are ready for democratic reforms. But that won’t be easy, given the history of corruption and a war in the east.
Life imitates art in Vladimir Putin's Crimea.
Two performances seem to be taking place in parallel: one inside the theater with actors, and another in the streets outside with soldiers in green balaclavas and no recognizable insignia.
In 1976 it looked like a good idea: divert the waters of the Danube into a salt-water lagoon on Ukraine's Black Sea coast. But the result has been a human and environmental disaster on an epic scale.
For many Syrians, Russia was a second motherland, thanks to longtime ties between Damascus and Moscow. But since the Syrian war began, Syrians have discovered Russia is a trap.
Georgii, a resident of Crimea, struggled with drug addiction for years before finding a solution in opioid substitution therapy (OST). But when Russia annexed the peninsula, it dismantled the program.