· July, 2007

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from July, 2007

Estonia: Gay Pride Controversy

  31 July 2007

Itching for Eestimaa writes about “Estonian journalism godfather Priit Pullerits who recently questioned the need for [a gay pride] parade.”

Poland: Harry Potter in Polish

  31 July 2007

The planned publishing date for the Polish version of the final part of the J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is scheduled for Jan. 27, 2008. The beatroot, however, reports that four chapters have already been translated and put on the internet.

Ukraine: Frommer's Outdated Map

  30 July 2007

Ukrainiana writes to Frommer's – “one of America’s best sources on travel” – to complain about an outdated map of the former Soviet region that they have on their site.

Ukraine: Charity Tennis Tournament

  30 July 2007

Scenes from the Sidewalk writes about a charity tennis tournament intended for late October: “Our goal is to push the envelope and help the Kyiv community recognize the problems related to street children. We want to show people that these children can be rehabilitated and then create an avenue so...

Russia: Krasnodar Taxi

  27 July 2007

Inside Krasnodar reports on a new taxi service, which uses Mercedes B Class 170 white minivans and doesn't charge too much.

Russia: Kvas

  27 July 2007

Some pictures and a report on kvas, a favorite summer drink – at Russian Kafe.

Russia: Olimpiada

  27 July 2007

Sochi Travel reports that since the victory in the 2014 Sochi Olympics bid, several newborn girls have been named Olimpiada.

Russia: Registration

  26 July 2007

White Sun of the Desert writes about Russia's frustrating registration law – which applies to citizens and non-citizens alike.

About our Eastern & Central Europe coverage

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

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