Elena Strelnik – (In)visible women in the information space of Ukraine and Russia.
During her Fellowship Elena researched how to promote gender equality in challenging contexts. In this piece for Open Democracy (Russian only) Elena takes an in depth and nuanced look at the visibility of women in the media in Ukraine and Russia and presents how civil society and professional communities are helping women become more visible.
Read Elena’s piece here (Russian only)
Grigory Pyrlik – In this frontline city in Ukraine, people voted for peace – but at what price?
Writing for Open Democracy Grigory Pyrlik explores why voters in Mariupol – a city in Ukraine just 20km from the frontline – turned their backs on the incumbent president and voted for opposition candidates in Ukraine’s 2019 presidential election.
Read Grigory’s piece here
Armen Grigoryan – Reforms in Armenia: the challenges ahead
One year on from Armenia’s Velvet Revolution it is time for reflection, analysis and evaluation of events in the country. In this piece for the Progressive Post, Armen turns a critical eye to looks to the future, arguing that the post-revolutionary momentum must be used efficiently.
Read Armen’s piece here