Latvia

8 January 2018
Moscow Livid as Latvia Expels Journalists
Riga says the two TV reporters posed a threat to national security.
 
20 November 2017
Latvian Celebrates 99 Years of Independence Premium

Torchlight procession followed largest military day parade since 1991, in a march that was peaceful despite allegations of extremist presence.

 
26 October 2017
Baltic States Fear Demographic Collapse Premium

Will economic migrants heed the calls by Lithuania and Latvia to come home?

 
24 April 2017
Central Europe Increases Military Spending Due to Perceived Russian Threat Premium

Russia also increased its budget, which made it the third-largest spender worldwide in 2016, report says. 

 
18 April 2017
Dissecting a Case of Baltic Fake News Premium

A Re:Baltica investigation has traced the latest propaganda mouthpiece to colorful, Kremlin-funded characters. 

 
21 March 2017
More Revelations Emerge of Huge Money Laundering Operation Premium

Reports say four-year scheme channeled $20 billion, maybe much more, on a wild ride from Russia to Moldova to Latvia.

 
9 March 2017
Multi-Speed Europe Plan Scrutinized Premium

Some Central and Eastern Europeans fear ending up on the periphery of the EU.

 
2 March 2017
Sputnik Has New Troubles in Baltics

News agencies in Estonia and Latvia cease their cooperation with the Baltic branches of Russian government-controlled news agency. 

 
24 February 2017
Belarusian Nuke Plant Could Face Baltic Blockade Premium

Lithuania seeks allies for plan to stop electricity generated by plant from entering European power market.

 
23 January 2017
‘Droneboarding’ Adds to Winter Fun in Latvia Premium

Still a work in progress, the tech project could also be used in search and rescue operations thanks to the drone’s lifting power. 

 

TOL PROMOTION

--  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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