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· November, 2005

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from November, 2005

Armenia: Gyumri Scenes

Onnik Krikorian has scenes from Gyumri, the site of the 1988 earthquake from which the city is still suffering.

Kazakhstan: Improbable Suicide

neweurasia reports that the Kazakh government has arrived at a strange conclusion in the investigation into the death of an opposition politician.

Belarus: German Vibrations

br23 blog reports that struggles in German politics are being felt in Belarus.

Armenia: Another Protest

Onnik Krikorian reports on another Armenian opposition protest at neweurasia.

Tajikistan: Prison Tattoos

neweurasia reports on prison tattoos in Tajikistan..

Hungary: Hungarikum

Hungarian Accent rounds up reactions in the Hungarian blogosphere to a new television show called “Hungarikum” that some view as disrespectful to historical figures.

Afghanistan: Election

Afghanistan Warrior:Although 40% of the winners are former jihadi leaders and warlords, the finalized results show that more than 50 percent of the winners are the supporters of President Karzai...

Kazakhstan: How Serious?

KZ Blog examines how serious Kazakhstan's government is about the upcoming presidential election being fair.

Armenia: The Referendum II

Christian Garbis explains why the Armenian constitutional referendum is so important.

Poland: ISO PR Rep

the beatroot says that Poland is in desperate need of a new PR rep.

Kyrgyzstan: With the Law Students

Amira talks to Kyrgyz law students about religion, terrorism, and hometown pride.

Armenia: The Referendum

Oneworld Multimedia has lots of photos of and reporting on this weekend's constitutional referendum in Armenia including an example of the “enormous” turnout and post-election protest.

Belarus: Solidarity Flagging?

Tobias Ljungvall asks whether or not Belarussians have run out of solidarity.

Tajikistan: Punishing Traffickers

neweurasia reports that Tajikistan is taking steps to enforce its laws on human trafficking.

Kazakhstan: Bloody Election

KZBlog reports that the election trail in Kazakhstan is getting bloody.

Armenia: Raffi Hovannisian Rally

Oneworld Multimedia has a report and photos from Raffi Hovannisian's political rally in Yerevan, where the US-born foreign minister urged voters to boycott the constitutional referendum.

Armenia: Referendum News

neweurasia's Armenia blog has numerous updates on the upcoming constitutional referendum, including a report that the opposition may set up orange tents for the day of voting.

Armenia: Sculptures

An American Dramaturg in Armenia posts photos of Yerevan's many sculptures.

Armenia: Referendum Roundup

neweurasia has the latest on the upcoming constitutional referendum in Armenia.

Hungary: The Index Incident

Hungarian Accent rounds up Hungarian blogosphere discussion on “The Index Incident.”

About our Eastern & Central Europe coverage

Tanya Lokot is the Eastern Europe editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.

Filip Stojanovski is the Central Europe editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.

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