Articles by Lydia Tomkiw

Lydia Tomkiw is a journalist focused on international affairs with a regional specialization in Eastern Europe. She has recently reported from Ukraine and is fluent in Ukrainian and French. Prior to joining IBT, Lydia was a Google Journalism fellow at the Committee to Protect Journalists where she focused on press freedom in Europe and Central Asia. From 2011-2012 she was a Princeton in Asia journalism fellow at The Jakarta Globe in Indonesia where she worked as a journalist and web editor. She holds a BA from Wesleyan University and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University.

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U.S. Steel Tubes

Layoffs Announced In Separate Sectors

U.S. Steel plans to close one of its blast furnaces in Michigan, while the IT professional network Spicework is set to be acquired by Ziff Davis B2B, with both events resulting in layoffs.
 South China Sea

Philippines Protests China's Militia Flotilla

Calling the deployment of Chinese militia ships a threat and vastly dwarfed militarily, the only recourse the Philippines has is to file diplomatic protests and appeal to international arbiters...