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About Nikolaus von Twickel

Nikolaus von Twickel is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. He served in the OSCE Mission as a media liaison officer in Donetsk 2015/16 and writes about events in the self-declared “people’s republics” of eastern Ukraine. He has also written about Georgia and the Caucasus region since the 1990s.

Articles by Nikolaus von Twickel

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Explaining the coup in Luhansk

This week, armed men occupied administrative buildings in the “Luhansk People’s Republic” and the territory’s separatist leader fled to Moscow. What does this herald for the conflict in eastern Ukraine?

Do you speak Mingrelian?

A major language in western Georgia could struggle for survival  because it’s not considered one.

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