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· July, 2006

Stories about International Relations from July, 2006

Georgia: Kodori

Vasili Rukhadze has a detailed and informative post on Georgia's recent capture of the Kodori Gorge from a rebel warlord, noting the significance of the event in Georgian and regional...

DRC: Post-Election Roundup

“A Peaceful Election” Congolese at the polls. Photo by Federico, courtesy of Extra Extra. By and large, the voting has ended in the DRC, according to The Salon: With the...

Albania: Reactions to the Sunday Times Article

annabengan of annasblog reposts the Sunday Times Magazine's article on Albania, and the “official reply/explanation from the chief editor of Sunday Times.” annabengan's Albanian friends thought the article was “fair”...

Serbia: Talks of War

Eric Gordy of East Ethnia writes on the talks of war and the pains of forming a viable democratic coalition in Serbia.

Russia: “List of 17″

Sean's Russia Blog writes about groups present on (and missing from) the FSB's Terrorist Organizations list.

Russia: Brian Grover & Matthias Rust

Copydude writes about two men who became (in)famous after they flew their light planes into Russia illegally: Brian Grover (1938) and Matthias Rust (1987).

Iran: Velayati meets Fisher

According to Dr.Velayati's followers, Joschka Fisher, former German Foreign Minister will be in Tehran for two days conference on Iran-European Relations in Strategic Centre [Fa]. Fisher is going to meet...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

With all the war and suffering I just don't feel like blogging. But todays post is important and I feel it is my duty to write it. If you read...

China and South Korea: whose cultural heritage ?

Richardson in Korea Liberator blogs about the potential debate between China and South Korea concerning Mt Baedu (or Changbaishan in Chinese pronounciation) as China has decided to register Mt. Baekdu...

DRC: Election Survey Results & EUFOR Crash

Extra Extra posts results of a DRC election survey he conducted from his blog (most respondents thought the election would take place without major disruptions) and explains that yesterday European...

Russia: Chavez in Russia

Yuri Mamchur of Russia Blog writes about the visit of Hugo Chavez to Russia.

Russia: Kaliningrad Travel Restrictions

Copydude writes about travel restrictions for Kaliningrad residents: “As fast the Berlin Wall came down, the EU has been building it back up. You can’t paint nice murals on the...

Bolivia: “Did Evo Really Blow It With The US?”

Boli-Nica asks if Evo Morales ruined the new bilateral understanding between Bolivia and the US established by visiting Vice-President Alvaro Garcia Linera.

Argentina: Syrian-Lebanese Club

Robert Wright posts a photo of a notice hanging outside the Syrian-Lebanese Club of Buenos Aires, which he translates for readers.

Iran: Khatami writes letters too!

In Iraneno we read that Mohammad Khatami, former President wrote a letter to several important political, religious and academic personalities such as Nelson Mandel, Kofi Annan and Noam Chomsky to...

Bahamas: Goodbye, British Honours list?

Nassau Bahamas Vacation reports briefly on the plans afoot in the Bahamas to abolish the British Honours list: “Her Majesty will no doubt let her views be channeled through her...

Trinidad & Tobago: FTAA

With the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) practically a “dead duck”, Jeremy Taylor suggests that Trinidad & Tobago remove the sign at the airport proclaiming the country “the...

War in Lebanon and Privatization

The Lebanon war is still hot news in Iran and Iranian bloggers talk about it. By reading some blogs we discover a very original approach to protesting against war, taking...

Iran: Does Ganji want to preach?

In Pouyashome, we read that Akbar Ganji, dissident journalist wants to be considered as a journalist and a political activist.The blogger says contrary to our expectation,Ganji likes to preach about...

China: Sino-America Police Sanshou Championship

Zat Liu in Shanghaiist reports on the Sino-America Police Sanshou Championship organized by Ministry of Public Security and Public Security Office of Hunan Province and to be held from August...

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