23 June 2017
Russia Riled By Polish Decision to Destroy Red Army Monuments

Adding insult to injury, the Sejm voted for the bill on a day Russia commemorates those who lost their lives in the fight against Nazism. 

22 June 2017
Are We in a New Cold War?

There are crucial differences between relations now and then between Russia/the Soviet Union and the United States. 

By Peter Rutland
20 June 2017
Rights Court Condemns Russian Anti-Gay Law

Legislation discriminates against gays and turns a blind eye to homophobia, European Court of Human Rights rules.

19 June 2017
Russia’s Gadfly RBC Sold to Kremlin-Friendly Media Owner

Group was one of the last major media willing to investigate the hidden dealings of Putin and his circle.

19 June 2017
New U.S. Sanctions Could Hit Russo-German Pipeline Project

White House reportedly working to defang Senate bill that would limit Trump’s powers to ease sanctions.

15 June 2017
We Like It Here, But We Want to Go to Austria

For Chechen refugees, the route from Belarus to Poland only takes three days with the right papers, but for others it can take an eternity. From Euroradio. 

By Ales Pilecki
15 June 2017
Moscow Urban Renewal Scheme Clears Hurdle

Russian capital due to be transformed as thousands of Soviet-era apartment buildings fall to the wrecking ball.

13 June 2017
Common Sense Instead of Russophobia

The lessons that Lithuania has learned about Russia the hard way could prove valuable for other countries. 

By Martin Ehl
13 June 2017
New Wave of Anti-corruption Protests Hits Russia

Organized by opposition leader Navalny on a public holiday, the protests led to mass arrests in Russia’s two largest cities. 

12 June 2017
Russian Craft Food Chain Purveys Bread, Salt, and Bigotry Premium

Shops are owned by capitalist-turned-organic farmer German Sterligov, an advocate of the good old ways.





Going on Assignment in Prague – January 7-15, 2018

Do you have a passion for foreign reporting? Would you like to develop your skills further or simply gain more confidence? This course is aimed at university students, freelance journalists or activists who would like to gain some practical skills in this field. You’ll learn the best tricks of the trade from storytelling and interviewing techniques to locating your sources and incorporating multimedia.

Throughout the course you will be guided by experienced foreign correspondents from media such as Reuters, the BBC, the Financial Times, and the New York Times. You’ll leave equipped with a publishable story to add to your portfolio. Early bird fee available until September 1, 2017. Apply now! or see more info.



Moldovan diaries

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.

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