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· April, 2009

Stories about Governance from April, 2009

27 April 2009

Russia, Ukraine: Swine Flu Prevention

Trinidad & Tobago: Re-engineering

Indian Elections '09: On the Black Money trail

Black money stashed away in overseas tax havens/secret Swiss bank accounts - is not a new topic in India. However, the very same topic is generating quite a bit of...

Japan: The Trouble with ‘Free’ Money

As part of an economic stimulus package, the Japanese government is spending two trillion JPY for cash handouts to boost consumer spending. To put it simply, all Japanese citizens and...

Armenia: Internal politics and international relations

26 April 2009

Ukraine: The Ruins and the Greed

LJ user sabeloff posts pictures of the ruined remains of a seaside young pioneer camp in Odesa and shares the recent history of the place - which, unfortunately, is a...

Russia: Sochi Mayoral Election

Ukraine: Chernobyl

South Asia: Coping With The Heat And The Rolling Blackouts

Heatwaves during this time of year is not uncommon for countries in South Asia. But the recent dry weather has kept sufficient rain away from the region keeping the mercury...

Kazakhstan: Uneven Development

Fiji's expats create democratic movement

A group of ethnic Fijians living in Australia pledged support for Fiji’s return to democracy and called on Australia’s and New Zealand’s governments to apply more political and economic pressure...

25 April 2009

Russia: Union of Repressed Peoples

Russia: CTO in Chechnya's Four Districts

Poland: Banning “Offensive Symbols”?

Peru: Road Blockades in San Martín Region

Fiji: Diplomatic maneuverings

Last April 20, members of United Nations Security Council called the abrogation of Fiji’s constitution and the firing of its judiciary a “step backwards” and declared the country should hold...