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About Tatyana Dvornikova

Tatyana Dvornikova is a Moscow-based journalist. She works with Colta, Kommersant and Radio Mel. 

Articles by Tatyana Dvornikova

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

No home, no work, no family: the difficulties of rehabilitation for Russia’s ex-prisoners

Confiscation of property, slave labour, deceit, despair. What else do Russian ex-cons face when they leave prison?

The man in black: interview with Russian anarchist Dmitry Buchenkov

For Russian investigators and judges, it doesn’t matter if you’ve taken part in protest actions or not. Public criticism of the state can serve as a pretext for imprisonment.

"I don't falsify elections and I don't spread propaganda. But I'm still a teacher, I exist"

As Russian law enforcement turns its steely eye to the country's classrooms, three schoolteachers share their experiences of politics and propaganda. Русский

“Young people in Russia today don’t have it easy”

After young people and students took to the streets, education is firmly on the agenda in Russia. An interview with Mikhail Sokolov on the threats to academic freedom and whether one of Russia's leading universities will survive. Русский

The European University at St Petersburg: no license to learn?

The European University at St Petersburg has had its education license revoked. What’s next for one of Russia’s top higher education institutions? Русский

Inclusive education exists in Russia, but only in theory

In Russia, inclusive education needs additional support. Children with special educational needs are often lucky to get any education — or any work afterwards. Русский

Inside Russia’s beleaguered vocational education sector

Changes in funding make vocational education Russia’s Cinderella sector. Русский

Cuts, cuts, cuts: the life and times of Russia’s university teachers

Russia’s higher education sector is at a crossroads. A few universities are trying to raise their game for international ranking, but most barely survive staff and funding cuts. Русский

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