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· August, 2010

Stories about Video from August, 2010

Russia: Video Depicting the Real Details of Putin's Trip

Far East bloggers share video depicting [RUS] details of Vladimir Putin's recent trip to Russia's Far East [EN] on Lada Kalina, a new model of the Russian car factory. The video shows...

South Africa: Plus size modeling in South Africa

African fashion blog, Ladybrille, links to a Zoopy TV video that looks at plus size modeling like in South Africa.

Armenia-Azerbaijan: More dialogue through film

With national television in Armenia and Azerbaijan controlled by the authorities or government-linked individuals, there is little opportunity for independent reporting. Now more objective and human interest stories can be...

Nicaragua: The Result of the 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media

The 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media took place on August 12 and 13 in Managua, Nicaragua. Here we summarize the even't results through images, podcasts, videos and blogs.

Costa Rica: University Students Protest Budget Agreements

Some University of Costa Rica students took hold of the social sciences building in protest of the budgetary agreement that was reached between the government and university officials where a...

Latin America: Blog Day Celebrated through Web Conferences

Celebrate Blog Day today with a day long online summit. The III Virtual Blogger Encounter will have speakers from Ecuador, Argentina, Colombia and Spain engaging through webcams with an international...

Colombia: Cat Launching Video by Radio DJ Causes Outrage

A video uploaded by DJ Yohan Melguizo on popular social network Facebook two months ago is causing outrage among animal lovers in Medellin, Colombia.

Ukraine: Anthem in 14 Languages

Ukraine's national anthem performed in 14 languages (Ukrainian, Greek, Tatar, Gagauz, Polish, Romanian, Georgian, Yiddish, Romani, Russian, Hungarian, Belarusian, Armenian, Azerbaijani) – at Ukrainiana.

Chile: Miners record on a video their living conditions

Through a video camera lowered down to them, the 33 trapped Chilean miners have recorded their living conditions in the refuge that kept them alive for the 21 days before...

Chile: Strong Citizen Response Against Thermal Energy Project

The approval of a thermal energy project sparked a strong online and on-the-ground citizen response; the plant was to be built near the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve and Punta de...

Peru: The Little Girl Drawing on a Street in Huancayo

Juan Arellano writes in his blog Globalizado [es] about a girl on a street in Huancayo who captured his attention because she didn't act like other children working on the...

Russia: Soviet History and Tetris

Siberian Light shares “A Complete History of the Soviet Union, Arranged to the Melody of Tetris” video, found via Global Dashboard.

Iran: Blogger May Face Charge of ‘Waging War Against God’

There is a growing concern that Shiva Nazar Ahari, a jailed human rights activist and blogger may be charged with moharbeh (waging war against God/enmity against God) in an upcoming...

Hungary: Skateboarding priest gets adepts

Videos of Catholic priests doing good don't usually go viral, but this one featuring a Hungarian priest has made it's way around the world. What is he doing different? He's...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Game

Underground Trini Artiste posts a video that has been all the rage on Facebook and YouTube, about “people who are stuck in a university for years and just can't leave...

China: Fujian Netizen, Fan Yanqiong, Released from Prison

The last of the Fujian 3 netizens still in prison, Fan Yanqiong, was quietly released today on medical parole with nearly a year remaining on her sentence. Watch He Yang's...

Pakistan: Netizens In Action Helping Flood Victims

The floods in Pakistan have so far claimed more than 1600 lives and affected about 20 million people who are in dire need of relief and aid. Pakistani young netizens...

Taiwan: Let’s go poking around under the rock of ECFA

The Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) between Taiwan and China was signed. The process seems smooth and efficient at the surface, but the story is not simple. Many Taiwanese have...

Chile: 33 Trapped Miners Are Alive

33 miners trapped inside a collapsed copper and gold mine in northern Chile confirmed on a small note that all of them are alive inside a shelter, thus revitalizing search...

Guinea Bissau: Videos about Water Scarcity

Blog Novas da Guiné Bissau shares the video Bafatá Misti Iagu (Bafatá Wants Water) [pt], describing a project that promotes the access to water for 22.000 people in the city of...

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Juliana Rincón Parra is the Citizen Video editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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