PhD, associate professor
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Awarded the Honorary Diploma by Russian Ministry of Education and Science for successful activity on development and perfection of educational process and significant contribution to training highly qualified specialists in journalism and communications.


Associate professor of the Department of international journalism.

Scientific degree:

PhD in Political Sciences. PhD thesis International Political Institutes in Regulating the Local and Regional Conflicts: Informational and Analytical Aspects (2000, Saint-Petersburg State university).


1997 2000 PhD (Saint-Petersburg State university, Faculty of journalism, Department of international journalism);

1991 1996 Bachelor in Philology (South-Ossetian State university, Faculty of foreign languages);

1991 1996 Bachelor in Journalism (South-Ossetian State university, Faculty of journalism).

Working experience:

2000 present time Associate professor (Saint-Petersburg State university, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Department of international journalism);

2000 present time freelance journalist and editor (Famous Magazine, ChiefTime Magazine,;

2010 2014 Vice-director of the Department of academic mobility (Saint-Petersburg State university);

2005 2010 Vice-dean in international cooperation (Saint-Petersburg State university, Faculty of journalism);

1998 2005 senior lecturer (Saint-Petersburg State university, Faculty of journalism);

1997 1998 press-secretary of the State Tax Inspection for Republic of Ossetia-Alania.


Labush N., Bekurov R. International Humanitarian Law and Journalism: a Textbook. Saint-Petersburg, 2004.


Georgieva E., Bykov A., Labush N., Puiy A., Bekurov R. Geopolitical Aspects of the Coverage of the Migration Crisis in the Media of Balkan Countries // Man in India. 2017. 97(7). P. 71 80.

Litvinenko A., Smoliarova A., Puiy A., Glinternik E., Bekurov R. Mapping International Journalism in Post-Soviet Russia: Global trends versus national context // International Review of Management and Marketing. 2015. 5 (Special Issue). P. 49 54.

Kurysheva Y., Baichik A., Labush N., Nikonov S., Bekurov R. Social Media in Sociopolitical Processes // International Review of Management and Marketing. 2015. 5 (Special Issue). P. 137 141.

Danilova I., Puiy A., Nikonov S., Litvinenko A., Bekurov R. Problems of Ethno-Social Representation in Media: Review of Theoretical Approach in XX-XXI Century // International Review of Management and Marketing. 2015. 5 (Special Issue). P. 148 153.

Labush N., Nikonov S., Puiy A., Georgieva E., Bekurov R. War and Armed Conflict in the Information Space // International Review of Management and Marketing. 2015. 5 (Special Issue). P. 30 34.


2011 University of Applied Sciences (Graz, Austria);

2007 University of Tampere (Tampere, Finland);

2001 Oslo University (Oslo, Norway).


Sound-producing in Media;

Foreign Audiovisual Journalism;

Theory and Practice of International Journalism;

History of Media;

Features of Content Creation in Foreign Lifestyle Media;;

Modern International Broadcasting;

Professional and Creative Studios: International Sport and Cultural Journalism.


Ossetian (native), Russian (native), English (fluent), German (basic).