Plus, Ukraine slaps tariffs on a range of imports and an unpublished novel by a late, beloved Kyrgyz-Russian author surfaces.
Plus, Russian officials denounce the Sakharov Prize nomination for jailed punkers, and Uzbekistan’s first daughter gets further embroiled in mobile phone scandals.
Plus, Polish prisoners help preserve the country’s Jewish heritage and Belarusian students are forced to vote.
Plus, police nab journalists and protesters in Minsk, and Bucharest mulls using tax informers to boost collections.
Plus, a Budapest theater cancels an anti-Semitic play and Macedonia persists with a controversial compensation bill for soldiers.
Plus, Bosnia makes a big organized crime bust and an independent Ukrainian TV channel faces a crippling blow.
Plus, a witness describes gruesome organ harvesting in the Balkans and gas starts to flow between Uzbekistan and China.
-- Announcement: Debunking Disinformation: A Training Program for Czech Journalism Students - Become An Expert Fact Checker and Hoax Buster!
Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018
The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.
Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.