First Person

First Person
10 Apr 14
Economist Alex Ryabchyn argues that locals are afraid of the future but want to remain part of Ukraine.
The Crimean resort of Yalta has long been a popular holiday destination. Crimea, 2003. (Photo: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)
First Person
31 Mar 14
“I don’t think a person can change homeland from one day to the next.”
First Person
25 Mar 14
Kiev-based advertising executive discusses the investment climate amid continuing uncertainty about Moscow’s intentions.
First Person
19 Feb 14
Eyewitness account of life under constant aerial attack.
Shahin Rzayev with the receipt for the confiscated book. (Courtesy of Shahin Rzayev.)
First Person
12 Jun 13
IWPR’s country director had book confiscated just because it was published in Armenia.
First Person
11 Jun 12
Opposition divided between advocates of violent and peaceful means of resolving conflict.
Armed men roam the streets of Osh as a pall of smoke settles over the city. (Photo: Inga Sikorskaya) Camp for Libyan refugees in southern Tunisia. (Photo: IWPR) Protests in the  Damascus suburb of Douma ealier this year. (Photo: Syriana2011/Flickr) Migrants workers flee the Libyan conflict. (Photo: Magharebia/Flickr) Youngsters believe the revolution will transform their country and their lives. (Photo: Mohamed Adel/Flickr) Anti-regime protesters in Sana’a. (Photo: Kate B. Dixon)
Anti-regime protestors march in Sanaa. (Photo: Kate Dixon/Flickr) Some of the thousands of Egyptian migrant workers who fled the Libyan violence. (Photo: Lina Atallah) The violence in Libya has forced many to flee, like these people trying to cross into Tunisia. (Photo: UNHCR/A. Duclos) Police check IDs. Many male residents of Janaozen have been rounded up and detained following the December 16 violence. (Photo courtesy of Respublika news site http://www.respublika-kz.info/) Kesang Marstrand.(Photo:Samy Snoussi)
The Crimean resort of Yalta has long been a popular holiday destination. Crimea, 2003. (Photo: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)