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Gil Skorwid

Freelance journalist based in the Baltics. Taking assignments in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia's Kaliningrad region. Covers international relations, media policies, social movements, educational and cultural developments. Winner of Prix Philippe Chaffanjon 2017 award for the best multimedia story in France.

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A booze tax war has broken out between Estonia and Latvia, but, at a border town on the frontline, there is little sign it’s had much impact. The majority of sellers here are outsiders. Buyers are just passing by and benefits of the trade flow back to the capitals.

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Interviewing Vytautas Landsbergis for ARTE documentary on Baltic Symbolism.


Depuis l’arrivée des troupes russes en Ukraine en 2014, les Lituaniens ont peur d'être les prochains sur la liste... D'autant que leur pays touche Kaliningrad, une enclave russe surmilitarisée. "Avenue de l'Europe" s'est rendu des deux côtés de cette frontière à haut risque.

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