Despite arrests and intimidation, anti-Lukashenko rallies continue. In response to the unrest, Belarus ordered a sweeping media crackdown, and many journalists were stripped of credentials.
Protests in Belarus continue two weeks after an election denounced as fraudulent by the U.S., the EU, and the opposition. Now, leaders of that opposition movement have been summoned for questioning.
Post-election protests in Belarus continue into their second week as workers are divided over whether to strike and exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya calls for a new vote.
Russia claimed it has approved the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine, as the nation’s Ministry of Health issued a registration certificate for a vaccine candidate that has been tested in just 76 people.
Ukraine's war has displaced more than 1.5 million with over 10,000 civilian casualties. In 2014, when the violence broke out, many young people left, while the elderly stayed behind just barely surviving.
A Wisconsin couple spent Valentine's Day together during their deployment in western Ukraine.
Wisconsin soldiers are helping Ukraine's troops learn critical thinking and analysis, something that wasn’t part of the Soviet system.
Asylum-seekers face a series of hurdles as widely varied as the stories that brought them to the Continent.
The presidents of Ukraine and Russia are to start face to face peace talks.
Grantee Simon Ostrovsky appeared on 1A to discuss his Pulitzer Center-supported reporting on Ukraine-Russia peace talks.
After nearly six years of war, the Ukrainian and Russian presidents are preparing to meet this week for the first time. The historic peace talks come as impeachment hearings continue in the U.S. Simon Ostrovsky reports from the frontlines of eastern Ukraine with a look ahead at the negotiations that could change the fate of those living in conflict.
Many Ukrainian women took matters into their own hands when the conflict began in 2014. This video introduces the stories of four women who jumped to action.
Paula Bronstein's focus is Ukraine's vulnerable, fragile elderly population trapped by an endless war that sees their lives frozen by conflict, impoverished, living in dilapidated homes.
Wisconsin Army National Guard members overseeing the training of Ukrainian armed forces are reluctant characters in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump.
Will peace talks between Ukraine and Russia result in an end to the war in Eastern Ukraine?
Despite sharp international criticism, a Russian geneticist is pushing forward a project to edit embryos of a deaf couple so their children won't inherit the mutation that impairs their hearing.
When war came to eastern Ukraine, an unsuspecting population raced to action. Whether it be in the military, as a volunteer, or simply as a resident of an occupied town, women’s experiences do not reflect those of their brethren.
New research shows that participation of women in the computer industry labor force creates significant economic growth for Turkey and the world.
Ukraine—the home of Europe’s hot war, and the Petri dish where Russian information operations are tested—holds a consequential presidential election in spring 2019.
Church parishes throughout Ukraine are voting to no longer recognize Moscow's authority as Russia blames the U.S. for meddling in Orthodox affairs, raising tensions ahead of elections.
With the war in Ukraine at a standstill, will crowd-funded military support break the deadlock?
Krithika Varagur reports on foreign religious and political investment in the Balkans, focusing on Bosnia and Kosovo, which have been affected by both rising extremism and populism.
Kosovo has been one of the largest per-capita contributors of European jihadists to the wars in Syria and Iraq. Now many fighters are returning home. How is the state handling them?
In the last two years, voters across Europe have elected new governments whose platforms rest, in more or less explicit ways, on the politics of "identitarianism."
Wisconsin National Guard members overseeing the training of Ukrainian armed forces proved reluctant characters in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump.
Krithika Varagur reports on Islam in the Balkans—in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Albania. In all three countries, religion is a lens into civil society, politics, and national security.
Simon Ostrovsky gets one of the few interviews given to the foreign media by actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, the winner of the Ukrainian presidency.
Journalist and photographer Misha Friedman discusses his reporting on incarceration and prison reform in Ukraine.
Grantee Malcolm Brabant reports on obstacles blocking the path to peace in Bosnia and Kosovo.
Alex Cocotas, a freelance journalist based in Berlin, reports on women's rights in Poland.
Following one Ukrainian oligarch’s money trail helps to expose flaws in our global financial system. Oliver Bullough discusses what happened to him when he did so.
Circumnavigating and sometimes crisscrossing the sea by ferry, visiting settlements and protected sites, Dimiter Kenarov draws a new environmental map of the Black Sea and its coastal area.
CQ Roll Call foreign policy reporter Rachel Oswald discusses her summer 2015 Pulitzer Center reporting trip to Moscow where she focused on the breakdown in U.S.-Russia nuclear confidence.
Julia Barton and Misha Friedman traveled to Ukraine in May 2016 to report on the country's internally displaced people. The government has registered 1.7 million IDPs, but the true number could be higher.
On the front lines in eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian soldiers face off against the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, the war is being fought like it was a century ago: in trenches.
Pulitzer Center grantee Elisabeth Zerofsky talks about her work in Sarajevo, Bosnia, and the Nasa Stranka political party.
In this professional development conference, Chicago educators encountered global health reporting and strategies for connecting students to under-reported stories.
On Day Two of Washington Weekend, Pulitzer Center reporting fellows presented global reporting projects on Human Rights, Women’s Empowerment, Global Health, and Climate Change and the Environment.
Paula Bronstein documents how war in Ukraine impacts the nation's most vulnerable population, the elderly. These silent victims of war age into unlivable conditions exacerbated by poverty and violence.
Nathaniel Rich discusses “Losing Earth,” human inertia, and storytelling as “a moral act” in an interview with Nieman Storyboard.
This week: cobalt mining comes from one of the planet's poorest countries and all too often it is mined by children, skepticism about Kosovo's deradicalization and rehabilitation programs for returning jihadists, and Pulitzer Center welcomes new Executive Editor, Indira Lakshmanan.
Here you will find reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
Pulitzer Center grantees win Peabody Award for PBS NewsHour series on Putin's Russia.
This week: a harrowing look into Russian domestic violence, a special investigation into how Jewish Federations spend their money, and how Qatar is jailing new mothers and their babies.
Our resident senior advisor documents his time in Moscow during the Cold War.
This week: Russian identity and the use of propaganda, Venezuelans fleeing to Columbia, and a 14-year-old's journey to Germany.
Artist George Butler takes over the Pulitzer Center Instagram account with his evocative illustrations of the refugee crisis.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
Students learn about the asylum-seeking process and family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, while also exploring themes connected to migration and refugees more broadly.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.
Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.
What could you and your students do to fight climate change? This resource outlines letter-writing campaigns, research projects and school-wide event ideas for students.
Find all the context you need to teach "Losing Earth," including historical timelines and original transcripts from Senate hearings on climate change.
Want a journalist to speak with your class about their environmental reporting? Our grantees have expertise ranging from ocean health to pollution. Learn more about how to schedule a free visit.
Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
Students explore how their image of the word "home" compares with how three Syrian women imagine their future homes through close analysis of the multimedia project "Finding Home" from TIME Magazine.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.