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· December, 2008

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from December, 2008

Russia: A Muslim Trade Union?

Serbia: Blogger Krugolina Borup Wins Disruption Prize

On Dec. 18, Sinisa Boljanovic wrote about Serbian blogger Krugolina Borup and her "Mother Courage" initiative. A few days later, Krugolina Borup (whose real name is Branka Stamenkovic) became the...

Ukraine: Top ten bribes 2008

A Review of Global Voices in 2008

Nearly 3 million people visited Global Voices in 2008, and here are some of our most popular stories of the year.

Russia sets list for companies of strategic interest

Ukraine: “A Democratic Question”

Ukraine: Explosion in Yevpatoria

Serbia: Christmas in January

Russia: The New York Times’ LJ is One Year Old

Russia-Georgia: The value of Russian passports

Ukraine: Political chaos and economic crisis

Macedonia Timeless

On December 24, 2008, there was a presentation of a promotional video for Macedonia – “Macedonia Timeless.” The video is written and directed by Milcho Manchevski (an Academy Award nominee...

Caucasus: 2008 Blog Review

Last year ended with a state of emergency declared in Georgia, but few could imagine that the events of 2008 would eclipse those of 2007. Three presidential elections, a war,...

Central and Eastern Europe: A Christmas Roundup

Czech Republic: A Politics-Free Roundup

Ukraine: Hutsuls and Crimean Tatars

Romania: Revolution's Anniversary

Ukraine: Yushchenko's Press Conference

Ukraine: Holiday Season Update

Moldova: Transnistria Updates

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