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· August, 2005

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from August, 2005

Blog Day 2005

Blog Day 2005 is making waves throughout the global blogosphere. The one-day celebration, which encourages bloggers to introduce their readers to five new weblogs from other cultures or perspectives, has...

Ukraine: Materialist dialectic

Romania: News from Baton Rouge

Russia: Cultural imperialism rivals Disney

Uzbekistan cuts off gas to Kyrgyzstan

Turkmenistan: All your base?

Armenia: Grandiose subway

Poland: The women of Solidarity

Russia: Poetry in popular culture

Nagorno Karabakh: A murky independence

Azerbaijan: ‘Cloned’ candidates

Afghanistan: More women register to vote

Estonia: Anniversary of pact

Chechnya: Election monitoring

Azerbaijan: Scenic Sumgayit

Armenia: Symphony of Silence

Afghanistan: Taliban killed

Freedom of Speech News

According to Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF), and Human Rights Watch, here are the latest developments on threats to Freedom of Speech over the past week: Tunisia: Government bans new journalists’...

Ukraine: Quality, not quantity

Kyrgyzstan: North-south alliance shaky

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