July 21, 2017
The plight of migrants trying to reach Europe in desperate journeys across land and sea has been described in countless reportage and...
videos
March 28, 2017
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Russian Federation has become one of the most important destinations for immigration in...
Poetry
February 9, 2017
Part 1 Morning show hostess is wearing matte red lipstick The color is Russian Red (by Mac). She says: “There are 65 million refugees...
Art
September 20, 2016
A seeing person reads two main things on the street, suggests Ermias Ekube : road signs and human faces. The former, he describes as some...
videos
April 12, 2016
In 2015, more than 200,000 Afghans arrived in Europe fleeing violence in search of greater economic opportunity and better living...
Opinion
November 28, 2015
MIA released her latest video "Borders" recently and caused, as she so often does, an Internet uproar. Her self-directed video is a visual...
videos
October 8, 2015
Barbed wire, soldiers, search dogs and torchlights in the night. Even in Italy there is an internal frontline, just like in Eastern Europe...
blog
May 7, 2015
PEN World Voices festival continues this week, focusing on the broad topic of Africa. On May 6, festival organizers invited writers Teju...
Literature
November 12, 2014
Was I ever young enough to want to go out on New Year’s Eve? Or even to want to just stay up until midnight so that the new year wouldn’t...