Caucasus

10 January 2018
Georgian Terror Probe Escalates After Teenager’s Death

The fallout from the most recent Georgian anti-terror raid continues amid accusations of excessive police violence, and conflicting narratives. 

 
21 December 2017
Armenia Braces for Rockabye Robots Premium

Perfect for harried parents, Cribby promises to do everything but change diapers.

 
4 December 2017
Azerbaijan Puts Another Journalist on Trial Premium

Police say Afgan Mukhtarli illegally crossed the Georgian border, while he claims to have been abducted from Tbilisi.

 
29 November 2017
The Azerbaijani Laundromat: Why It Matters
Naming and shaming the perpetrators could be the best way of tackling international high-level corruption akin to the current case. Form Emerging Europe.
By Audrey L. Altstadt
 
29 November 2017
Muslims Fleeing Ukraine Find Turkish Welcome Premium

Thousands of Meskhetian Turks have been resettled in Turkey, while their hopes of returning to their Georgian homeland still look dim.

 

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--  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.

 

Apply or check our website for more info. Deadline is January 31, 2018.

Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.


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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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