Media | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Country ranks among world’s worst for freedom of information.
Attack on Radio Liberty is partly about silencing free media, but also reflects new anti-Western mood.
The Kremlin is committing huge resources to extending its influence through spin rather than soldiers.
Open atmosphere allows criticism to be freely aired and tough questions asked.
IWPR project provides forum for discussing difficult issues and promoting conflict resolution.
21 Apr 15
Efforts to achieve equality at provincial level still falling far short.
21 Apr 15
Complaints that political parties are vehicles for personal advancement rather than public good.
13 Apr 15
Police say they are improving their response to demonstrations.
31 Mar 15
Spokespersons accused of failing to do their jobs.
19 Mar 15
Decades of warfare and market instability have done ruinous harm.
18 Mar 15
Speakers at IWPR debates ask for more sensitive reporting of stories involving violence.
17 Mar 15
Events are opportunities for ordinary people to come face to face with their political representatives.
12 Mar 15
Radio show on armed militias counted because the subject "affects the majority of people".