· September, 2007

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from September, 2007

Ukraine: Election Coverage

  30 September 2007

For the ongoing coverage of today's general election in Ukraine, visit Orange Ukraine (an overview of the day, foreign media coverage roundup and more), and Ukrainiana.

Ukraine: “Who's Who in Political Advertising”

  29 September 2007

Taras of Ukrainiana has collected videos of campaign advertising by seven Ukrainian blocs and parties – and has translated their messages into English. An invaluable resource for anyone who would like to experience the 2007 parliamentary election campaign the way ordinary Ukrainians have.

Ukraine: For Sale on eBay

  27 September 2007

Orange Ukraine reports on how someone tried to sell Ukraine on eBay – and about the Sept. 30 vote: “The undecided, the casting of votes to smaller parties, the votes “against all”, will decide Ukraine's future.”

Ukraine: Political Mess

  27 September 2007

Foreign Notes roundups a few news reports that reveal “the mess the country is in, which could endanger its democratic development.”

Ukraine: Unresolved Cases

  27 September 2007

Mark MacKinnon writes about two unresolved cases that don't do any good to president Yushchenko's image at home and abroad: the 2000 murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze and Yushchenko's 2004 poisoning.

Ukraine: Sept. 30 Vote

  27 September 2007

Mark MacKinnon writes about the upcoming Sept. 30 vote: “Pity the ordinary Ukrainians who are trapped in this never-ending tug-of-war.”

Polish computer programmer arrested for Google Bombing

  27 September 2007

The 23-years old Polish computer programmer Marek W. might face up to three years in prison for having created a Googlebombing software linking Polish President Lech Kaczynski’s website to the word “kutas” meaning penis in Polish.

Ukraine: Agrarian Marketing Project

  26 September 2007

Ukraine List links to a resource that explains why, among other things, Ukraine's lettuce market is “weak” and this year's carrot supply is insufficient.

Ukraine: Awaiting Election Fraud

  26 September 2007

Foreign Notes writes: “Accusations and counter-accusations of cheating by the main political protagonists are reducing the chances of the September 30th VR elections being conducted fairly and producing a result that will be accepted by all participating parties – something that is being almost completely missed in articles on the...

Russia: Nashi

  26 September 2007

Darkness at Noon writes about the pro-Kremlin youth movement Nashi and the impact they may have on Russia's political development.

About our Eastern & Central Europe coverage

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

Roman Shemakov is the Eastern Europe editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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