Society

18 January 2018
Draft-Dodging Russian Journalist Barred From Petersburg Assembly

Reporter banned for avoiding military service had earlier run-ins with assembly speaker.

 
17 January 2018
Estonia Does Battle With Demographic Crisis

Policies put in place at the time of its 2004 EU accession might explain Tallinn’s success in avoiding large population drop-offs similar to those faced by its fellow Baltic neighbors.

 
17 January 2018
Murder of Serb Leader in Kosovo Thwarts Dialogue Attempt

Oliver Ivanovic was gunned down in broad daylight on the same day talks between Kosovo and Serbia were scheduled to begin.

 
16 January 2018
Without Fanfare, Hungary Actually Takes In Refugees

Country accepted 1,300 people last year in face of government’s official anti-Muslim and anti-migrant line.

 
11 January 2018
Russian Diabetes NGO Could be Punished as ‘Foreign Agent’

The organization is accused of spreading damaging information about healthcare funding gaps and medicine shortages.

 
2 January 2018
Belarus Takes Another Look at Alcohol Controls

Minsk mulls restrictions on drink sales and raising the drinking age to curb the drastic effects of high alcohol consumption.

 
22 December 2017
Best of TOL for 2017
Our favorite stories of the year.
 

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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.

 

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