Georgia

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. 

 
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.

 
23 November 2017
Four Dead in Tbilisi Anti-Terror Operation Premium

Authorities have not confirmed reports gunmen who killed a security officer were Chechens.

 
21 November 2017
Saakashvili Explodes as Kyiv Sends Eight Georgians Home Premium

Ukrainian security agency says men were deported for endangering national security interests.

 
16 November 2017
6,000 B.C., A Vintage Year for Georgian Wine Premium

Substance detected on Neolithic pottery found near Tbilisi could be the world’s oldest wine, archeologists believe.  

 
13 November 2017
Whatever Happened to Badri Patarkatsishvili’s Riches? Premium

It has taken almost a decade, much of it filled with intrigue, to settle outstanding questions over the estate of a multibillionaire once considered the wealthiest man in Georgia.

By Claudia Harmata
 
10 November 2017
Georgian, Russian Church Leaders Discuss Abkhaz Schism Premium

Georgia and Russia have no diplomatic relations, but their Orthodox churches remain on friendly terms.

 
31 October 2017
Trans-Caucasus Railway Opens Premium

Decades in the making, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars could further isolate Armenia.

 
23 October 2017
Government Candidate Becomes Tbilisi Mayor after Georgian Dream Victory Premium

Victories in constituencies across the country put the government in a favorable position for presidential elections next year.

 
11 October 2017
Russification or Expanding Opportunity?

As Georgian-language schools disappear in South Ossetia, supporters say the move will expand the horizons of local pupils, while critics claim discrimination. From JAMnews.

 

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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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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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