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· February, 2010

Stories about Politics from February, 2010

Greece: Bloggers respond fiercely to financial crisis

Greek bloggers react with uncommon drama, spirit and gravitas to the financial crisis facing Greece. The socialist government elected last October is battling currency speculators while trying to avoid defaulting...

Russia: Provider Sued For Not Blocking Web Sites

Slovenia: Tribute to Janez Drnovšek

Russia: New Military Doctrine

Italy, Russia: Berlusconi's Russian Style

Russia: “Merry Gnome”

Russia: Online Media Competition Lacks Transparency

Egypt: Fan Page for ElBaradei

Kenya: What does Kenya really need?

South Africa: What do bloggers think of Zuma's child out of wedlock?

I will keep it simple: The South African President Jacob Zuma has had a child out of wedlock despite having 3 wives of his own. What do South African bloggers...

Trinidad & Tobago: Observations

Trinidad & Tobago: Being the PM

Haiti: Thoughts on Power

Barbados: Cricket Industry

Barbados, Haiti: The Widening Gap

Bermuda: Accountability

Russia: Keith Gessen's LRB Piece on Khodorkovsky

Ukraine, Russia: The Plight of Chekhov's Yalta Museum

Bangladesh: Communal Attack On Jumma Villages

Russia: Media Portal Undergoes Check For Extremism

The war on extremism became a universal formula used by Russian authorities to fight the freedom of online expression. Interestingly enough, this practice co-exists with ambitious projects of the Russian...

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