Science magazine and PBS NewsHour have teamed up to cover HIV/AIDS in Russia for broadcast and print stories, which requires constant juggling of the distinct reporting needs of print and TV.
Is Russia, people living with HIV/AIDS struggle to access appropriate treatment.
As Russia grapples with an HIV/AIDS epidemic, individuals are stepping forward to help find a solution.
The Aral Sea, situated in Central Asia between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, was once the fourth-largest freshwater lake in the world.
Putin turned to the Orthodox Church to help consolidate his rule. And the Church cracked down on sensible approaches to sexually transmitted diseases. Now, Russia has a crisis on its hands.
In 1956, the Soviet Union was once again wracked with turmoil and upheaval. Journalist Marvin Kalb chronicles his experience living there as a young American.
Designer drugs called ‘bath salts’ in the U.S. are dangerous to Americans, but addiction is epidemic among Russians, especially women. Many shoot up, and many contract HIV/AIDS.
From Moscow to Siberia, and after some 200,000 deaths in the last 30 years, Russia finally is mobilized to address the epidemic.
Senior adviser Marvin Kalb shares a personal anecdote from his 1956 trip as a diplomatic attaché to Russia.
Marvin Kalb discusses his latest book, "The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956 ― Khrushchev, Stalin’s Ghost, and a Young American in Russia."
In Russia, the stigma around AIDS is so strong it has hindered response and allowed the disease to spread.
Joseph Schottenfeld and George Butler follow one of the world's largest migrations: workers traveling by train from Tajikistan to Moscow.
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.
Oil in the Caspian Sea is making Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan rich. But with Iran and Russia on the sea, too, is it fueling a naval arms race as well?
While Turkey positions itself as a model for the "moderate" Islamic world, its Kurdish "stone-throwing kids"—imprisoned as terrorists—are at a crossroads between integration and radicalization.
A gathering economic crisis in Belarus is bringing a new generation out into the streets.
Sex work in Turkey has long been legal, provided it takes place in state-licensed brothels. But over the past decade, AKP-affiliated officials have closed them down, leaving women on the street.
The price of a human egg depends on the characteristics of the donor. Eggs harvested from white college students can sell for as much as $100,000. But there’s a cheaper way to get them.
Leveraging its strategic position in turbulent Central Asia, Uzbekistan has whitewashed its image in the West while tightening the repression at home.
The global financial crisis is now reverberating deep inside the Tajikistan's mountainous countryside, where tens of thousands of Tajik men who no longer have jobs in Russia have returned to their villages. In a country already straining to accommodate Tajik refugees from Afghanistan, the government's chronic mismanagement has amplified the power and food shortages that permeate the countryside.
The war between Russia and Georgia caught most of the world by surprise but it is a conflict that has long been brewing – and one that is part of a larger drama. The bigger context is Russia's attempt to regain the influence it enjoyed during the years of...
A resurgent Turkey is shifting from a linchpin of the Western system to an independent-minded actor dominating the world's key geopolitical intersection, between Europe, the Middle East and Caucasus.
Turkey's regional might is greater today than at any other point since the formation of the modern Turkish...
Pulitzer Center Director Jon Sawyer traveled to Russia and throughout the South Caucasus, reporting on a region marred by it's conflicted history and caught between East and West, North and South.
Hezbollah have entered the war in Syria on the side of the regime—yet in neighboring Lebanon, they offer aid to those who flee from their aggression.
Pulitzer Center grantees Jenna Krajeski and Dimiter Kenarov – both of whom are based in Istanbul – answer a few quick need-to-know questions about what’s happening in Turkey now.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer shares highlights from this week's reporting— trucking across Pakistan, fake drugs in India and more.
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.
“How could a country so ambitious of first-world status blithely allow millions of its own citizens to die needlessly?" Greg Gilderman reports on Russia's disavowal of public health best practices.
Guardian/Observer Calls Paul Salopek Out of Eden project the "most arduous piece of reportage ever undertaken."
Paul Salopek is about to begin a seven-year walk around the world--what would you like to ask him?
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer highlights this week's reporting, from nuclear competition in South Asia to female suicide bombers in the North Caucasus.
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 Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Burma to Turkmenistan.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Russia to Panama.