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Two minutes to midnight

Two minutes to midnight

I grew up in a border town in Finland. The nearest Russian town, Svetogorsk, was only a few miles away from my home. Living so near to a gigantic and powerful neighbor was often unsettling. St. Petersburg was closer to us than our own capital Helsinki. Could the...

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Reality TV-style politics meets reality itself

Reality TV-style politics meets reality itself

In his victory speech after the presidential election in Ukraine this April, Volodymyr Zelensky said: “As long as I am not officially a president, I can say as a citizen of Ukraine to all countries of the post-Soviet Union: ‘Look at us, everything is possible.’” Even...

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Next WPI Fellowship Program

Next WPI Fellowship Program

After a year and a half of a global pandemic (and being in in-person programming limbo) we are excited to announce that we will resume our annual Journalism Fellowship Program in 2022! Unlike more recent years, this program will run in