Lucy Martirosyan is a producer for The World. Her interests lie in Eastern Europe, the Caucuses, and francophone regions. She's a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she studied journalism and was the DJ host of a French-Russian pop show called Chère Sputnik.
Jesse Morton, a former jihadi recruiter who now runs the group "Parallel Networks" to rehabilitate other radicalized individuals says, "Foreign fighters with ISIS can sometimes be the most credible voices in deterring others."
Women & Girls
The private Facebook group was was made up of prominent French journalists — mostly men — who were behind a wave of online insults aimed at women, the LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, and other minority groups.
During World War II, hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Netherlands paid for their train, operated by the Dutch state-run company NS, that later deported to them death camps. The parents of Holocaust survivor Salo Muller were on one of those trains.
Cheburashka’s creator died last week. I asked my mom about her thoughts on being a Young Pioneer and how the Soviet cartoon influenced her life.