: Ljudmila Rogova fled to Norway from Russia after being subjected to serious hate crime on the basis of her sexual orientation. Norwegian authorities and the Oslo District Court refer her to internal flight in Russia.
: Russian authorities have opened borders for extremists who want to travel to Syria to fight. If they change their minds and want to go home, they are severely punished. This tactic should result in fewer extremists in the Caucasus, but has led to increased recruitment – across the country.
: SERBIA: An ongoing trial in Serbia exposes brutal abuses against freedom of the press and expression under the Milosevic regime. It also directs a critical spotlight on today's Serbian media landscape.
: UKRAINE: In early July, the paramilitary fascist organization Right Sector was involved in an exchange of gunfire with Ukrainian police. Now they are threatening to make a revolution and put the president before the Supreme Court. How serious is the fascist threat in Ukraine?
: While relations between Russia and the West are worse than for decades, the Norwegian defense is leading the construction of a new NATO base in Georgia, the country that was at war with Russia in 2008.
Full 100-page MODERN TIMES including the appendix Orientering and Modern Times Review comes out quarterly in early March, June, September and December) with international book reviews (non-fiction) and comments / essays. According to the physical newspaper (and PDF), the articles are published regularly online (see the newsletters).