Elise Morton

Elise was News Editor of The Calvert Journal for two years (2015 — 2017). She graduated from Cambridge with a languages degree and is now pursuing an MA in Greece. She is passionate about Eurovision, Soviet musicals, mental health and tea (+obligatory cake).

Crimean Tatar TV channel back on air

Crimean Tatar TV channel back on air

Tajikistan officials told to give state media priority

Tajikistan officials told to give state media priority

Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy pays homage to cult artist

Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy pays homage to cult artist

Novaya Gazeta may face closure in “extremism” dispute

Novaya Gazeta may face closure in “extremism” dispute

Ukrainian film director on trial for “terrorism” in Russia

Ukrainian film director on trial for “terrorism” in Russia

Zagreb’s main square to become huge dance floor

Zagreb’s main square to become huge dance floor

Success at Karlovy Vary for new east filmmakers

Success at Karlovy Vary for new east filmmakers

Rossiya Segodnya has British bank account closed

Rossiya Segodnya has British bank account closed

Abandoned Estonian train station in shared memory art project

Abandoned Estonian train station in shared memory art project

Trailer for Turkish film on Armenian genocide released

Trailer for Turkish film on Armenian genocide released

Moscow to host International Festival of the Qur’an

Moscow to host International Festival of the Qur’an

Putin aide urges Russians to leave Facebook amid free speech row

Putin aide urges Russians to leave Facebook amid free speech row

Putin pledges to try yoga

Putin pledges to try yoga

Kraków art museum criticised for Auschwitz film

Kraków art museum criticised for Auschwitz film

100,000 bones exhibit to mark Srebrenica anniversary

100,000 bones exhibit to mark Srebrenica anniversary

Major Russian scientific foundation to close after being branded “foreign agent”

Major Russian scientific foundation to close after being branded “foreign agent”

Putin’s political party present anti-gay flag

Putin’s political party present anti-gay flag

Pamela Anderson writes letter to Putin on behalf of endangered whales

Pamela Anderson writes letter to Putin on behalf of endangered whales

Concert promoters to shun Russian rock star Zemfira for waving Ukrainian flag

Concert promoters to shun Russian rock star Zemfira for waving Ukrainian flag

Ukraine police get new American-style uniforms

Ukraine police get new American-style uniforms

Angelina Jolie to make film about Catherine the Great

Angelina Jolie to make film about Catherine the Great

Policemen to teach Russians selfie safety

Policemen to teach Russians selfie safety

Russian lawmakers approve controversial internet privacy bill

Russian lawmakers approve controversial internet privacy bill

Pawlikowski receives state honour

Pawlikowski receives state honour

Marina Abramović reveals funeral plans

Marina Abramović reveals funeral plans

Serbian state-owned media outlets on sale

Serbian state-owned media outlets on sale

Russian cosmonaut sets record for longest time in space

Russian cosmonaut sets record for longest time in space

No Vladimir the Great statue on Sparrow Hills

No Vladimir the Great statue on Sparrow Hills

Serbia unveils monument to Franz Ferdinand assassin

Serbia unveils monument to Franz Ferdinand assassin

Putin honours Burnt by the Sun director

Putin honours Burnt by the Sun director

Russian city bans yoga classes

Russian city bans yoga classes

Leviathan director invited to sit on Oscars jury

Leviathan director invited to sit on Oscars jury

Oscar-winner set to make film about Crimea

Oscar-winner set to make film about Crimea