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SCOOP Russia Partner on “Foreign Agent” List

SCOOP Russia’s partner organisation, The Regional Press Institute in St. Petersburg, has been put on the list of “Foreign Agents” by the Russian Ministry of Justice. The RPI director Anna Sharogradskaya also faces criminal charges for alleged extremism, after her computer and several memory sticks were confiscated on her way to the US in June. The law…

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New Investigative Prize in Ukraine with SCOOP Support

“Ukrainska pravda” and the Kyiv Post, with support from the US Embassy in Ukraine and SCOOP, have announced the establishment of the National Annual Award for investigative journalism and special reports. The award was established on the basis of the Competition for Young Investigative Journalists, established in 2012 by the Ukrainian Pravda and the US Embassy, and the…

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21 Investigations Under Way in Russia

This autumn 21 Russian journalists in North West Russia are conducting their own local journalistic investigations. Their work covers a wide range of subjects selected from 47 applications which Russian journalists have sent to the SCOOP Russia project. Investigative journalists in Russia receive training, coaching and some financial support related to the investigations from SCOOP Russia.…

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Lyubomyr Ferens Wins 1st Ukrainian SCOOP Prize

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Lyubomyr Ferens from Ukrainian TVI was the first winner of Ukraine’s new prize for best investigative journalism of the year, organized jointly by Yanukovychleaks.org and SCOOP. The prize was awarded on June 6 at the “Mezhyhirya” festival, named after the ex-president Yanukovych’s residence outside of Kiev. Lyubomyr Ferens had investigated the police’s explanation on the…

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Two Russian SCOOP Investigations Win Awards

Nadezhda Mekkieva

Two SCOOP-supported journalists from Petrozavodsk have received awards from the The Karelian Union of journalists. Every year journalists from Karelian media are nominated for awards in several categories by the Union. It is prestigious to win the prize, and this year two SCOOP-supported investigations won prizes. Nadezhda Mekkieva won the category “The best social article” for her…

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Who Deserves to Be Honored for Good Investigations?

The CEI and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), in special partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), have opened applications for the 2013 edition of the Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism. This year the Award is including two sections: Professional Journalists (4.000 EUR) and Young Journalists up to 30 years of age (1.000 EUR). The Award aims to…

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