In Ukraine’s Donbas, mines are facing flooding — and environmental disaster
In Ukraine’s once proud mining region of Donbas, war, mismanagement and a stretched economy are combining to create an environmental catastrophe in the coal mining industry.
"Always depoliticise!" How public politics became a headache for Russia’s ruling elite
The fundamental ideology of the Putin regime may be depoliticisation, but protests and petitions are leading to direct and open questions to Russia’s ruling elite.
“You have the justice system, we have drums and culture”: Moldova’s grassroots fight against oligarchic corruption
Moldova's recent parliamentary election may have been business as usual, but there are signs that campaigners are gathering momentum in their fight against the country's oligarchic system of power.