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· January, 2009

Stories about Politics from January, 2009

Georgia: Opposition Unites, Kind Of…

Ukraine: Yushchenko vs Tymoshenko

Russia: Putin in Davos

Armenia: Diaspora Politics

Azerbaijan: Mammed Amin Rasul-zadeh

Madagascar: The mayor proclaims himself president

A dispute between the president of Madagascar, Marc Ravalomanan, and the mayor of the capital, Andry Rajoelina, thrust Malagasy citizens into violent rioting and looting last week, and has now...

Georgia: Armenian Activists Detained

Russia, Poland: Robert Amsterdam's Interview

Russia: Diarchy

Latvia: Protest and Changes

Kyrgyzstan: What Did the President Mean?

On January, 27th the President Kurmanbek Bakiev addressed to citizens of Kyrgyzstan. In his speech the President declared that created strategic documents must be realizing more actively. He also identified...

Guadeloupe: Pépin questions national conscience

France, Guadeloupe: Obama Appointment?

Bermuda: No Thank You?

MENA: Reflections on Obama's Al Arabiya Interview

It came as a surprise to many people that US President Barack Obama gave his first formal interview as president to an Arab television channel. Some were optimistic with Obama's...

China: Sino-French Ties in 2009

Kazakhstan: Livejournal Unblocked. And Blocked Again

On Junuary 28, the Kazakhstani Internet users were suddenly granted access to LiveJournal – the most popular blog platform in the post-Soviet Russian-speaking blogosphere. It was blocked by the national...

Tajikistan: Terrible Tajik-Uzbek relations

Kyrgyzstan: Something About Patriotism

Tajikistan: Electricity rationing returns

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