Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from September, 2005
Democracy Rising says that tomorrow's vote in Georgia for five single member constituencies will be a test for the Georgian government.
Damian Wampler reports on efforts to claim as culturally and historically Kyrgyz the ethnic Uzbek city of Osh.
the beatroot reports on the negotiations to form a new Polish government.
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.
Armenian students are tolerant of corruption says Oneworld Multimedia. In fact, intolerance of corruption increases the chances of a student's marginalization.
the beatroot runs down winners and losers in Poland's recent election.
Siberian Light discusses Vladimir Putin's muddying of the waters regarding his plans beyond his current presidential term.
Russian Marketing Blog reports on Russian grafitti avoidance technology for light box advertisers.
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.
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.
Neeka's Backlog offers up a personal story on changes in labels but not in names in post-Soviet elite circles.
Ruminations on Russia says that while Russia's cheese industry is booming, serious supply problems are discouraging investment.
the beatroot discusses Poland's unexpected new prime minister.
Oneworld Multimedia reports on how NGOs and public organizations in Armenia help children with disabilities thrive.
An American Dramaturg in Armenia reports on a lively night at Yerevan's Hamazgayin Theatre.
Russia Blog discusses conflicting reports on the state of the Russian opposition.
siberianlight.net reports that the Russian Orthodox Church has just named a new patron saint for long range nuclear bombers.
PolBlog interviews a Polish voter about last weekend's election.
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.
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.
While travelling about Azerbaijan, Carpetblogger encountered a few oddities.