Luiza is an editor with a degree in journalism from Tbilisi State University. Despite being the youngest member of the OC Media team, she has a wealth of experience, including an internship at Caucasian House where she took part in various peacebuilding projects. When she’s not reading about developments in Chechnya (a rare occurrence), she likes to spend time taking care of stray animals and treating herself to some fast food. In her everyday life, Luiza looks like a character from ‘Men in Black’.
The apology video was published the same day a video of the teenager shouting slogans in support of Ukraine at high school graduation went viral.
OC Media spoke with journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Daghestan, and Georgia about the challenges they must overcome to report the news.
While Putin’s man in Chechnya has gained attention for his bombastic support for the war — other Chechens are again taking up arms against Russia.
Immediately after losing the accounts, the outlet’s editor-in-chief began receiving threats and money extortion from an unknown Telegram user.