· September, 2005

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from September, 2005

Georgia's Democracy Test

  30 September 2005

Democracy Rising says that tomorrow's vote in Georgia for five single member constituencies will be a test for the Georgian government.

neweurasia: Turkmenistan

  30 September 2005

neweurasia has launched another of its Central Asia blogs (blogs are planned for each country in Central Asia and the Caucasus). The new one covers Turkmenistan, where the latest developments in the country's gas industry are discussed.

Soft on Corruption

  30 September 2005

Armenian students are tolerant of corruption says Oneworld Multimedia. In fact, intolerance of corruption increases the chances of a student's marginalization.

Muddy Waters

  29 September 2005

Siberian Light discusses Vladimir Putin's muddying of the waters regarding his plans beyond his current presidential term.

Armenia's Budget

  29 September 2005

Oneworld Multimedia reports that Armenia's budget is set to reach $1 billion for the first time since independence. While the military will still receive the lion's share of the budget, education and social programs are set for notable increases.

Post Election BlogCast

  28 September 2005

PolBlog has another post-election blogcast, this time speaking to a young voter, an diplomat from the Brazilian embassy, and the beatroot's Peter Gentle.

Russia's Cheese Boom

  28 September 2005

Ruminations on Russia says that while Russia's cheese industry is booming, serious supply problems are discouraging investment.

My Son, Mikhail

  27 September 2005

Oneworld Multimedia reports on how NGOs and public organizations in Armenia help children with disabilities thrive.


  26 September 2005

Onnik Krikorian once again made the annual pilgrimage to Shamiran to cover the Armenian Yezidi community‘s late September festival. In addition to a brief report, he brought back many photos.

Hetq blocked in UAE

  26 September 2005

Martuni or Bust!!! reports that Hetq Online is blocked in the United Arab Emirates in the wake of its reporting on the trafficking of women and girls to the UAE by Armenian and Arab gangs.

About our Eastern & Central Europe coverage

Filip Stojanovski
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