Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s methadone program comes under fire and the EU accuses Czechs and Latvians of anti-competitive telecoms plans.
Plus, Russian dissidents seek asylum in Ukraine and Polish Catholics don’t want heavy metal in their energy drinks.
Plus, drought hits Romania’s farmers and gun ownership, legal and illegal, remains high in the Balkans.
Plus, a bombing in Ingushetia fuels a dispute between Caucasus chiefs and a sex scene scotches a Bulgarian diplomat’s plum posting.
Plus, tit for tat expulsions in Belarusian teddy-bear war and Sofia will lose a much-hated sculpture.
Plus, Serbia makes moves on the central bank and Slovenia could be the EU’s next bailout candidate.
Plus, Belgrade seeks a new IMF deal, and Bosnia to “out” tax evaders?
-- 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.