The Bell, founded by IRP Fellow Elizaveta Osetinskaya, was the first to interview Vladimir Uglev, one of the developers of the nerve agent, “Novichok”, which was used to poison former Rusian intelligence agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in the United Kingdom.
Former IRP Fellow Antonia Juhasz explores how her father’s native Hungary dealt with mementos and statues from the Soviet era after the collapse of the Eastern Bloc in the early 1990s. She discusses what lessons may be learned as Americans begin removing Confederate monuments from public spaces.
In this op-ed piece in The Moscow Times, IRP Fellow Elizaveta Osetinskaya explores the trends that are shaping the Russian media landscape in 2018.
The Bell’s story linking a Russian treason case against top cyber-crime fighters to American election hacking has been picked up by MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show. The Bell was founded and is edited by IRP fellow Elizaveta Osetinskaya.
IRP fellow Elizaveta Osetinskaya’s independent Russian media outlet, The Bell, reports that Russian interference in the U.S. presidential elections is at the heart of a secretive treason case against a former FSB official and three of his alleged accomplices arrested last year.
The release of the Paradise Papers may help Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to return capital from offshore tax havens, paradoxically thanks to U.S. efforts to sanction his inner circle. IRP fellow Elizaveta Osetinskaya explains how the leak may lead to Russian oligarchs being expelled from the offshore tax paradises.
IRP Director John Temple’s interview with Filipina investigative journalist Raissa Robles was covered by Jon Cana on ABS-CBN News’s Balitang America, a daily news program. The event, which took place October 10 at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, looked at Robles’ career as an investigative journalist and the current situation in the Philippines.
Central Bank chief, Elvira Nabiullina, has spent the past three years working to reform Russia’s banking system. Last month, the Central Bank took over 75 percent of the country’s largest private lender, Otkritie. IRP Fellow Elizaveta Osetinskaya explores the story for The Moscow Times.
Trucking companies have shorted drivers out of fair pay, forcing them into debt and threatening them into working longer hours, according to a USA TODAY Network investigation by UC Berkeley journalism alumni Brett Murphy, who began his reporting on the story as a student at the IRP.
A judge has agreed to hear new evidence in a California terrorism case, which was the subject of a series in The Intercept by IRP reporter Abbie VanSickle.
IRP’s Abbie VanSickle presents a comprehensive timeline of Trump’s relationship to Russia from 1986 to today for Medium.
As the House Intelligence Committee begins hearings on Russia and the 2016 election, here’s what we do and do not know, by IRP’s Abbie VanSickle for Huffington Post Politics.
In this collaboration with Common Sense Media and the Los Angeles Times, IRP’s Garrett Therolf was granted a special court order that allowed him to be present for one mother’s interactions with child protective services and the courts.
IRP’s Abbie VanSickle returns to her hometown of Delphi, Indiana to understand Trump’s appeal in this piece for the Huffington Post.