Russian Investigative Trainers on the Way


FOJO Media Institute in Sweden just said goodbye to a special group: Not only were the 9 participants the first group to be trained to be investigative journalism teachers in the SCOOP Russia project. But they were also taught by three Ukrainian trainers and had a chance to meet and talk on both a professional ... Read More »

Scary Details from Yanukovich’ Head of Security


Kostyantyn Kobzar, head of Yanukovych’s personal security detail, left behind revealing documents when he fled his house near Yanukovich’ luxury residence. Among them was what seems to be detailed notes of the attack on a journalist who had investigated the president’s personal wealth.
The attack occurred on December 25 2013, when the reporter, Tetyana Chornovol, was ... Read More »

Oh, What a Tangled Web Yanukovich Wove


The luxury retreat Mezhyhirya, a handful of offices in downtown Kyiv, a small palace for the mistress, and a mansion for a “forgetful” judge – all were owned by the company Tantalit, that seems to be the umbrella for the former Ukrainian president’s real estate enterprises.
These are some of the first results coming out of ... Read More »


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