Stories

What Drives The Protests in Kyrgyzstan?

This is Kyrgyzstan’s third revolution in the last 15 years.  However, some experts disagree with this assessment. They believe that with every new revolution one ruling power replaces another, while the system remains unchanged. 

 

How Education Shapes Conflicts: Lessons From Nagorno-Karabakh

I decided to talk to Armenian and Azeri youth. I was curious to find out what they remembered about each other from their school days.

What is Happening in Nagorno-Karabakh? In Brief

Armenia and Azerbaijan have been involved in an armed conflict for three days now.  The cause of the dispute is Nagorno-Karabakh, one of the hotbeds of ethnic conflict that the region has inherited as a Soviet legacy.

Why and How Do We Feel Lonely?

Heart problems, risk of drug abuse, decreased memory, Alzheimer’s disease progression, depression, poor decision-making - these are few among many other risks caused by feelings of loneliness. 

Does Technology Make Us Lonely?

In some parts of Asia, loneliness has become a cultural phenomenon. This is a place where physical loneliness is considered the norm, human relationships are replaced by  technology and most young people gradually start living alone.

What Being Constantly Anxious Feels Like

You’re looking for a person who will understand, help and advise you about what to do. But the answer is usually the same : “You’re worrying about something silly”.

"Feeling Lonely?" - the Epidemic of Loneliness

You may actively send messages during the day, write posts on Facebook, and end the day in your friend circle, but that doesn’t mean you cannot experience loneliness.

Inside the Belarusian Detention Center

“I want the whole world to see that in the 21st century there is still a country in the centre of Europe that tortures people for different political views.”

2+2=5 - How Propaganda Works

A couple of  centuries ago propaganda could reach a certain part of society. Nowadays, there is a variety of propaganda tools and the scale of their influence is also much broader.