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Open Russia 2016 Annual Report

Posted on March 7, 2017

At Open Russia, we have always been about looking beyond the news, thinking about a better, alternative future. And in 2016 we did many things that we believe will act as a catalyst for that future. There is an alternative, …

Search Underway at the Apartment of Open Russia’s Zoya Svetova

Posted on February 28, 2017

This morning a group of 10 investigators arrived at Zoya Svetova’s apartment to carry out a search in connection with the Yukos case. According to Svetova, who is a prominent journalist and human right activist currently working at Open Russia, …

The Boris Nemtsov Forum in Brussels Releases Full Report

Posted on February 24, 2017

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was assassinated two years ago. While the investigation is stalling, Nemtsov’s friends, colleagues, and allies from both Russia and the West continue to uphold his legacy—a democratic future for Russia. Last November, the Boris Nemtsov …

Michael Rezendes master class

Posted on December 30, 2016

Michael Rezendes, investigative journalist with The Boston Globe, gave a master class in Tallin, Estonia, at the “Journalism as a Profession” Awards, organised by Open Russia. He spoke about his uncovering of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, portrayed in the …

“Do as much research as possible”

Posted on December 21, 2016

Dana Priest, investigative journalist with The Washington Post, gave a master class in Tallin, Estonia, at the “Journalism as a Profession” Awards, organised by Open Russia. In advance of the class, the assembled journalists were given her “tip sheet.” FINDING …

Open Russia starts preparing candidates for the 2017 election

Posted on December 13, 2016

Future participants in the pre-election race are to embark on an intensive training course, which will evolve into the election campaign On 13 December the Open Elections Educational Centre, which is part of the Open Russia movement, is to begin …

Open Russia Manifesto

Posted on November 14, 2016

The Open Russia manifesto was adopted at the inaugural conference held in Helsinki on 12 November 2016. Open Russia Manifesto We are Open Russia. We want our country to be free, successful, strong and respected throughout the world. We want …

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