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· March, 2014

Stories about Governance from March, 2014

5 March 2014

Higher Medical Fees, Another Burden for Malaysian Consumers

The Malaysian government has raised medical fees by 14 percent which many believe would hurt the poor who are still reeling from rising food and petrol prices.

Mother Russia, Jump the Gun

RuNet Echo

Try to imagine how hopelessly outgunned Ukrainian soldiers now find themselves in the Crimea, where armed militia choke the roads and airports with checkpoints

4 March 2014

Kazakhstan: Devaluation, Demonstrations, and Lacy Underwear

"I came out in my last pair of lacy panties, which will be banned in our country as of July 2014."

2 March 2014

#DZ2014, a Hashtag against Fraud and Dictatorship in Algeria

Netizens in Algeria are speaking up against a 4th term of the Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Their actions, initiatives and protests are documented through the hashtag #DZ2014.

1 March 2014

Ukraine's Capital After Yanukovich, Through a Kyrgyz Blogger's Eyes

A Kyrgyz blogger writes about his three-day trip to Kyiv observing everyday life in the city after the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovich.

Damn Provocateurs vs. Couch Potato Liberals: Russian Nationalists Debate Invading the Crimea

RuNet Echo

When it comes to the current unrest in the Crimea, Russian nationalism produces wildly dissimilar views about what Moscow ought to do.

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