Lithuania

22 December 2017
Best of TOL for 2017
Our favorite stories of the year.
 
19 December 2017
Lithuanian Border Fence Nears Completion Premium

The frontier with Kaliningrad is no longer porous as mutual distrust rises.

 
15 November 2017
Lithuania Finds Itself in the Middle of Transgender Debate Premium

While proposed amendments seek to ban sex reassignment procedures, some advocacy and human rights groups see current discussion as a sign of progress.

 
9 November 2017
Lithuania Proposes Huge Ukraine Recovery Package Premium

EU officials could consider the initiative at Eastern Partnership summit.

 
26 October 2017
Baltic States Fear Demographic Collapse Premium

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

 
20 October 2017
Lithuania to Publish Reports of KGB Spies Premium

The documents offer an insight into intelligence gathering and spyware methods used by the Soviet security agency. 

 
22 August 2017
Lithuania Takes First Delivery of U.S. Gas Premium

One Baltic state is a willing customer for American LNG, while the others have not yet committed themselves.

 
14 August 2017
East European Hackers Face Extradition to U.S. Premium

Romania’s ‘Guccifer’ accuses U.S. intelligence of breaking into Democratic Party computers amid tumultuous 2016 presidential campaign.

 
1 August 2017
Starting Young Premium

When a teacher in Lithuania likened gays to serial killers earlier this year, the resulting firestorm highlighted again the lack of required sex ed in schools – and the consequences.

By Linas Jegelevicius
 

10 July 2017
Lithuania Jails Russian for Spying Premium

Spying accusations and convictions against Russians and alleged local helpers are on the rise in the Baltics.

 

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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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