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Eastern Europe

Ukraine, Russia Prepare for Peace Talks After Years of War

After nearly six years of war, the Ukrainian and Russian presidents are preparing to meet this week for the first time. The historic peace talks come as impeachment hearings continue in the U.S. Simon Ostrovsky reports from the frontlines of eastern Ukraine with a look ahead at the negotiations that could change the fate of those living in conflict.

Albania Gets Religion

Resurgence of faith in the formerly communist country is raising fears of foreign influence.

Crimean Camp for Young Communists Reopens With £160m Facelift

This summer, 45,000 children from 57 countries will visit the Artek centre near Yalta. For three weeks, they will live the lifestyle once considered the model for young communists, sleeping in dorms and eating meals in huge canteens while wearing color-coded uniforms.

Ukraine Peace Talks

Will peace talks between Ukraine and Russia result in an end to the war in Eastern Ukraine?

The Thin Red Line

Despite sharp international criticism, a Russian geneticist is pushing forward a project to edit embryos of a deaf couple so their children won't inherit the mutation that impairs their hearing.

Femme Force: Women’s Contributions to Ukraine’s War

When war came to eastern Ukraine, an unsuspecting population raced to action. Whether it be in the military, as a volunteer, or simply as a resident of an occupied town, women’s experiences do not reflect those of their brethren.

Turkey: Women in IT

New research shows that participation of women in the computer industry labor force creates significant economic growth for Turkey and the world.

World War 501(c)(3)

With the war in Ukraine at a standstill, will crowd-funded military support break the deadlock?

Foreign Influence in the Balkans

Krithika Varagur reports on foreign religious and political investment in the Balkans, focusing on Bosnia and Kosovo, which have been affected by both rising extremism and populism.

Europe's New Nationalisms

In the last two years, voters across Europe have elected new governments whose platforms rest, in more or less explicit ways, on the politics of "identitarianism."

Losing Earth

Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.

Meet the Journalist: Dimiter Kenarov

Circumnavigating and sometimes crisscrossing the sea by ferry, visiting settlements and protected sites, Dimiter Kenarov draws a new environmental map of the Black Sea and its coastal area.

Meet the Journalist: Rachel Oswald

CQ Roll Call foreign policy reporter Rachel Oswald discusses her summer 2015 Pulitzer Center reporting trip to Moscow where she focused on the breakdown in U.S.-Russia nuclear confidence.

This Week: Child Labor and Your Smartphone

This week: cobalt mining comes from one of the planet's poorest countries and all too often it is mined by children, skepticism about Kosovo's deradicalization and rehabilitation programs for returning jihadists, and Pulitzer Center welcomes new Executive Editor, Indira Lakshmanan.

This Week: Where Domestic Abuse Is Tolerated

This week: a harrowing look into Russian domestic violence, a special investigation into how Jewish Federations spend their money, and how Qatar is jailing new mothers and their babies.

Pulitzer Center Visits West Coast

Pulitzer Center journalists Misha Friedman, Jon Cohen and Amy Maxmen spoke to 425 people about their work featured in the e-book "To End AIDS" at different events in the San Francisco area last week.

'Losing Earth' Curricular Materials

Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.

What Is Home?

Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...