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Zviad Adzinbaia
May 15, 2018 Large Image
Wars shaped Zviad Adzinbaia’s early life, so he came to the Fletcher School to better understand how to avert them

The first time, he was only one year old, too small to understand why his family had to flee. Even his parents thought it was just for a few days...

Vladimir Putin walking along a red carpet before his inauguration in May 2018
May 14, 2018 Large Image
A Fletcher School professor tells how Vladimir Putin uses economics to maintain control over Russia

Vladimir Putin’s March election to a fourth term as president means he will remain in power until at least 2024, two and a half decades after he...

April 25, 2018 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 25, 2018) – Thirty-six local community organizations in five communities have been awarded nearly $21,000 in...

April 23, 2018 Large Image
Research findings based on study of 2.3 million LinkedIn users

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 23, 2018)—Telling job applicants how many people applied for a job on LinkedIn – regardless of whether the number...

Rana Plaza building collapse on April 24, 2013
April 23, 2018 Large Image
Five years after the deadliest garment-factory accident in history, worker protections are still shaky

Five years ago, a five-story building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 garment workers who had been ordered to enter despite...