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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
“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.”
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.
Journalists and civic activists tell us why some people of Belarus feel that this time will be different, after 26 years under “Europe’s last dictator”.