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Donetsk: On the Road to Safety
It’s hard to bear the ongoing shelling in the east; but it’s also hard to leave.
Kherson: Aid and Intimidation Under Occupation
Residents describe how Russian forces used a carrot-and-stick approach with the local population.
Schools Struggle in Armenia’s Border Villages
Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan has affected thousands of children’s right to learn.
Crimean Canal Key to its Liberation
Ukrainian strategy focuses on retaking control of vital water source that supplies the vast majority of the peninsula's needs.
Russians Seek Armenia Citizenship
The Ukraine conflict has spurred many to acquire alternative passports.
Belarus Bids Farewell to Its Top Diplomat
Architect of Minsk’s multi-vector foreign policy dies as country faces pressure from the Kremlin to step up role in Ukraine.
Ukraine: “I Want My Mother to Have a Grave”
Painful wait for Izyum residents as war crimes investigators collect evidence to identify the dead.
Ukraine: Searching for the Dead
Mobile war crimes investigation teams are collecting evidence across the country to bring perpetrators to justice.
Ukraine: First Sexual Violence War Crime Conviction
Russian serviceman sentenced to 12 years in prison in absentia.
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.