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The Boris Nemtsov Summer School of Journalism and Cultural Studies is the annual expenses-paid program for a new generation of Russian-speaking journalists and researchers. The study program incorporates various session styles — lectures, workshops, film screenings, and site visits. Classes are taught by leading experts in their fields.
“The house burned down. That’s it, it’s over”: the aftermath of the devastating fires in Rhodes. Photo report
Vasily Krestyaninov, alumna’23, presented a photo report on the aftermath of the devastating fires on the island of Rhodes especially for Novaya Gazeta Europa
In Russia, there are increasing calls to restrict abortions in order to increase the birth rate. Here are three examples of what this usually leads to
The campaign against abortion is gaining momentum in Russia. Aby Shukyurov, alumna’23, presented a study on the consequences of the abortion ban. You can read the material at the link: https://tochno.st/materials/v-rossii-vse-cashhe-zvucat-prizyvy-ogranicit-aborty-radi-povyseniia-rozdaemosti-tak-uze-delali-ranse-naprimer-v-sssr-polse-i-ssa-rasskazyvaem-na-trex-primerax-k-cemu-eto-obycno-privodit
Barcelona for the family of the rector who supports Russia’s military aggression
Nikolai Kropachev is a member of United Russia and rector of St. Petersburg State University who signed an appeal to Putin in support of the military invasion of Ukraine. While he intimidates students who protest the war, his own daughter is having a wonderful time in NATO and EU territory...
From Ukraine to Czech Republic | Documentary
The summer of 2022. It is the fifth month of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. The crowded streets of Prague are flooded with tourists from different countries. But among them are those who were forced to leave their home because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Some of them agreed...
How Russia gets rid of environmentalists
Since the beginning of Russia's aggression against Ukraine, censorship has been introduced in the Russian Federation, and any criticism of the government can be punished. Alumna’22 discussed how the ecological community exists under these conditions.
Online edition for students «Groza»
The online edition for students «Groza» («Thunderstorm») published the material «We do not agree and we will not surrender», which is dedicated to the protest of students in Turkey – a country whose regime is similar to Russia’s: about how they protest there, why they are not afraid and what...
Memory square meter…
On October 30, 2022, on the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions, Marina Mitaleva launched an online project dedicated to the memorial “To teachers and students of Astrybvtuz – victims of political repressions” on the territory of Astrakhan State Technical University (ASTU). The project was supported by...
Uzbekistan: «We just want to work»
Abror Kurbonmuratov (Termez, Uzbekistan) alumna’22 published a material on the situation of citizens of Uzbekistan who came to Russia to work. Many of the respondents are worried that they may end up in a war.
Stories of Belarusian students in Warsaw
With the support of the Boris Nemtsov Summer School of Journalism, the DW website published an article about former students of Belarusian universities who emigrated to start their studies abroad and avoid joining the army.
Difficult return to civilian life of Uzbek citizens deported from Syria and Iraq
Abror Kurbonmuratov (Termez, Uzbekistan) alumna’22 published a material on the results of the «Mehr» operation.