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· July, 2008

Stories about Governance from July, 2008

Russia: Street Name Changes

Russia: Medvedev to Fight Corruption

Russia: Change in Migration Policies

Israel: Olmert to Resign Following Kadima Primary

Ehud Olmert said yesterday that he will not stand for the Kadima primary in September. According to Al Jazeera English, Olmert said: “I have decided I won't run in the...

Hungary: Bomb Scare

Ukraine: “No Place in the EU”?

Brazil: Gilberto Gil leaves the Culture Cabinet

Barbados: Setting Standards

Dominica, U.S.A.: Politics & People

Italy: A National Registry for Roma People?

Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's new right wing Cabinet recently launched plans to carry out a national registration of all Roma people in Italy, including fingerprints of all children. Italy...

Serbia: More on Belgrade Rally

No to Kuwait's New Internet Law

Kuwaiti bloggers are angry at a proposed new Internet Law, which they claim would make their days as free bloggers numbered, after Attorney General Hamad Al Othman announced that a...

Moldova, Ukraine: Floods

Russia: An Expat Exodus?

Belarus: Failed States Index

China: All shook up by the torch relay

It's a double-edged Olympic torch. Veteran sports journalist Guan Jun shares a short sketch on his Beijing Olympics blog of how disruptive preparations for the torch relay proved to be...

Russia: Evictions in Sochi for 2014 Winter Olympics

Bermuda: Party Over People?

Iran: Cleric's Protest Walk Ends in Jail

An Iranian cleric named Ali Reza Jahanshahi was arrested about two weeks ago, shortly after beginning a 960 kilometer (590 miles) protest walk from the southern Iranian city, Sirjan to...

Serbia: Liveblogging the Riot

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