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· October, 2008

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from October, 2008

Ukraine: “A Lawyer and a Ukrainian” Joke

U.S.: Ivanov for Obama

Russia: Chinese Laborers

Ukraine: Update on the Economy and Politics

Serbia: Underground Fashion

Albania: “Sworn Virgins”

Serbia: Courageous Mothers

Serbia: The Lessons of Miladin Kovacevic's Case

Serbia: Belgrade Bus Drivers

Ukraine: Hryvnia Exchange Rate Cheating

Slovakia: Google Now Translates From Slovak

Ukraine: Kyiv's Churches

Ukraine: MPs Are Fighting, Hryvnia Is Sinking

Slovakia: The Most Famous Slovaks

Ukraine: Inside St. Volodymyr's Cathedral in Kyiv

Russia, U.S.: Sergei Elkin's U.S. Election Cartoons

Ukraine: Sex Workers and the Police

Russia: “Help Svetlana Bakhmina” Petition

As of now, 71,250 people have signed an online petition appealing to the Russian president to pardon Svetlana Bakhmina, a former senior lawyer for Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil company Yukos, who...

Rising Voices Nominated World's Best Blog

Global Voices’ citizen media outreach project, Rising Voices has been nominated for a “Best of the Blogs Award” (B.O.B.) in the category “Best Weblog”. More than 8,500 weblogs were suggested...

Russia, France: Update on Karinna Moskalenko

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