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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

  • Yuri Bagrov. (Photo courtesy of Y. Bagrov)


    As speculation continues on the motives for the Tsarnaev brother’s actions, a journalist from the Caucasus offers a different take on life in the United States.
  • Russian army outpost in the mountains of Dagestan, March 2008. (Photo: Sergey Pyatakov/RIA Novosti/Wikimedia Commons)


    Russia has opted for authoritarian local leaders, rather than risk losing control of its southern frontier.
  • (l to r) Alexander-Ahmad with his daughter Hadicha, Fazylo (son of Gennady-Nekmuhammad), Gennady-Nekmuhammad; his daughther Malposha; his wife Havo with their daughter Santimo. (Photo: IWPR)
    Not all the Soviet soldiers came home when the war in Afghanistan ended in 1989.
27 Aug 09
Educationalists in Tajikistan bemoan the lack of magazines aimed at children, saying they are missing out on an important part of growing up.
27 Aug 09
Tbilisi tea-house gives glimpse of lost ethnic harmony.
27 Aug 09
Indications that people overwhelmed by financial burdens taking their own lives.
22 Aug 09
Locals say officials were not ready for independence and may not even want it.
21 Aug 09
Refugee tells IWPR how she survived war and tragedy to sing of love.
21 Aug 09
Long-marginalised community claims it faces systematic discrimination.
15 Aug 09
Latest statistics confirm slowdown is worse than expected.
14 Aug 09
Opposition politicians angry at plans to offer full rights to members of marginalised community.
7 Aug 09
Parliament is to review a new language law tightening up the use of Tajik in public life.
7 Aug 09
Fears raised over distribution of post-war international support.


Photo Gallery

Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.