Russia

19 January 2018
Experts Raise Qualms Over Russian Avant-Garde Collection

Attributed to modern masters Kandinsky, Malevich, Goncharova, Larionov, and more, the art has never been shown before.

 
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
Why Wait?
Wikipedia and Google accidentally declare Putin the winner of March 2018 presidential elections. From Global Voices.
By Christopher Moldes
 
16 January 2018
Russia Mulls Bitcoin Regulation

Government proposal to legalize the trade would give cryptocurrencies a major boost.

 
Lenin 100
16 January 2018
1917: The Year Russia Fell Apart
Two new books trace revolutionary Russia from its birth amid the wreckage of the old order to its apocalyptic demise.
By Theodore R. Weeks
 
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.

 
4 January 2018
Russian Energy Exports On a Rising Trend

New oil pipeline to China, record gas sales to Europe underline Russia’s energy prowess.

 
3 January 2018
The Fall of the Soviet Union Revisited

Top academics are still debating why the USSR collapsed and whether the West could have done more in the early 1990s to secure a well-functioning democracy in Russia.

By Peter Rutland
 
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.

 

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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.

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