Another First Prize to SCOOP-Supported Reporter

A film created with SCOOP-2011 support won the 1st diploma in the category “Television Program” of the Northern Character Festival 2012.
It is the third award of Svetlana Sinitsyna for her investigation “The Kaninsky Deadlock“. The film was supported by SCOOP in 2011 and devoted to the alcoholism problem of the Nenets from the Kaninsky peninsula and to ... Read More »

A Nenets in Prison


Leonid Latyshev killed a man, while he was drunk, and ended up in prison in Arkhangelsk. Latyshev is a Nenets – a nomadic people in northwest Russia, traditionally living of reindeer herding. In today’s Russia, the Nenets live in villages and face increasing problems with alcohol and crime.
Reporter Svetlana Sinitsyna’s investigation of the Nenets problem was ... Read More »

Honour to SCOOP-supported reporter in Archangelsk

Reporter Svetlana Sinitsyna has received a regional award for her Scoop-supported investigation “Kaninskiy tupik” (Kaninsky deadlock). The story is about the Nenets, a small people who live in the tundra and have their own style of life. They have beеn degradating because of alcohol. The film was shown on Russian TV in November.
The prize is ... Read More »


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