Elena and her son stay at the hospital before handing the child over to an orphanage. Elena would like to leave her son there until she finds a job.
The New Year's party organized for patients of the "female" psycho-neurological boarding house is receiving guests—patients from the "male" psycho-neurological boarding house.
This web documentary sheds a human light on the limited rights of Russian citizens who permanently reside in the psycho-neurological boarding schools (PNIs), social institutions where adults and elderly people with mental disorders are kept.
Russia is dead set on being a global power. But what looks like grand strategy is often improvisation — amid America’s retreat.
Although investment from Moscow soared in Crimea, prices are high, goods expensive, and tourists scarce.
Ukraine is walking the fine line between protecting democratic discourse and trampling free speech during a divisive presidential election season.
The Orthodox Church in Ukraine has been under the authority of Moscow since 1686. Until the 2014 war with Russia, that situation bothered few. Now a growing number of congregations, approximately 500 so far, have joined a new independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church, angering Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Can a nationalist movement from the internet save the world's most scattered people?
Without the Azerbaijani government's structural support and full recognizion, the Talysh people fight to preserve their language and culture.
Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change. Online August 1.
Science staff writer Jon Cohen joins podcast host Sarah Crespi to discuss how the fight against HIV/AIDS is evolving in three diverse locations.
Russia’s HIV epidemic is growing by 10 percent per year, and yet many proven HIV prevention and treatment strategies aren’t being used.
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Ongoing U.S.-Russia tensions around Ukraine have spilled over into the nuclear weapons realm, putting at risk decades of post-Cold War effort to foster nuclear predictability, stability, and safety.
Selahattin Demirtas guided his party to 59 seats in the Turkish general election of Nov. 1. He must now defend its peaceful message against the possibility of civil war.
The arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. This project explores how the soil in arctic regions explains past climate change, and how its forests may portend a challenging future.
Syrian and other international volunteers travel at their own expense to Syrian refugee neighborhoods to teach war-traumatized children that they are not "the lost generation" but future peace-makers.
Russia's government crackdown on the LGBT community is fueling an alarming increase in the AIDS epidemic in Russia. New infections increased by 10 percent in 2013.
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.
Boston University student fellow Selin Thomas documents people on the margins as she tells stories of the Syrian conflict.
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
As a global debate rages over nuclear power's future as a safe and clean energy source, Russia is aggressively pursuing nuclear expansion at home and abroad.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
The Ganges is dying under the weight of modern India.
On a skiff in remote Siberia scientists measure bubbles from a river in hopes of understanding how global waterways may be contributing to carbon emissions.
The arctic is facing a new threat: Fire. As the flames intensify, scientists want to know if fire will increase carbon emissions and accelerate global warming.
Reporter Eli Kintisch is put to the test on the Kolyma river.
A summer in Siberia means encountering new hazards.
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
In the fight against AIDS marginalized communities are still being left behind. Business as usual will not end the epidemic.
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.
Each day, tens of thousands of children risk their lives working in small-scale gold mines around the world.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
Using multiple reporting projects from our Climate Change Gateway, this lesson explores the responses of various communities worldwide to a changing climate....