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.
Slovenia is in need of neutral, unbiased reporting.
The favorite candidates for the 2018 elections in Slovenia were a controversial hero, a comedian, and a former leader who had stepped down—making it necessary to call for an election.
AIDS deaths surge in Russia as global health officials say, ‘They did it all wrong.’
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.
Russia is ranked as one of the deadliest places in the world to be a journalist. Fatima Tlisova investigates the censorship, harassment, intimidation and murder of journalists in the Caucasus region.
Moldova has been hit particularly hard by the emergence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a new, deadly strain of an age old disease.
In Kosovo, Roma families and their children live in camps built on the biggest lead mine in Europe and next to a toxic slagheap of 100 million tons.
Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Boryana Katsarova threatened at gunpoint by masked men while outside a radio station in Crimea.
Two Pulitzer Center grantees were mugged by Russian soldiers and masked thugs while reporting in Crimea.
Each day, tens of thousands of children risk their lives working in small-scale gold mines around the world.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares a dispatch from world-walker Paul Salopek, a fracking report from Poland and news of Anna Badkhen's forthcoming account of her year in Oqa, Afghanistan.
On the surface, Poland would not seem to have much in common with Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. But dig beneath the surface in both places and you find shale gas, a potential source of cheap energy.
Calkins Media’s ShaleReporter.com and the Pulitzer Center release joint international investigative journalism project on fracking and Marcellus Shale drilling.
The Pulitzer Center staff share their favorite photos from 2012.
Guardian/Observer Calls Paul Salopek Out of Eden project the "most arduous piece of reportage ever undertaken."
Daniel Grossman's first TED ebook, "Deep Water," explores sea-level rise and climate change while making innovative use of a new interactive platform.
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac uncover stories of peace among people of diverse ethnicities in their third book together, “Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds."