Maxim Edwards is a British journalist and editor and former Eurasia editor at Global Voices (2019-2020). He specialises in migration, nationalism, Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Latest posts by Maxim Edwards from November, 2020
The 31-year-old Roman Bondarenka was the fourth person killed since protests began over the results of August's presidential election. As they mourn, Belarusians fear that they could share his fate.
Maia Sandu has beaten incumbent Igor Dodon to become Moldova's first female president. She promises reform of the judicial system, rapprochement with the EU, and a crackdown on corruption.
Israeli-produced weaponry gave Azerbaijan a key advantage over Armenia in the latest war over Nagorno-Karabakh. But for some human rights activists in Israel, that's not a matter of pride.
Facing a military catastrophe in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Armenian government has signed a peace deal with Azerbaijan. Protesters in Yerevan stormed government buildings, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
Over the year since it was founded, the award-winning Holod Media has captivated Russian audiences with its longform stories on inequality and injustice in regions poorly covered by federal media.