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· February, 2009

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from February, 2009

25 February 2009

Ukraine: Politics on Twitter

Ukrainian president Victor Yushchenko has an official Twitter account; his tweets mirror daily schedule announcements and latest news items that are featured on the official website as well. There is...

24 February 2009

Ukraine: “Russophone Ukrainian Nationalists”

In this post, which has generated over a hundred comments and is now listed as the 4th most popular item on Yandex Blogs, LJ user alek-ya explains what a "Russophone...

Russia: Alleged Racist Murder in Moscow

Czech Republic: Vaclav Klaus’ EU Speech

Germany: “Putins Pressefreiheit”

21 February 2009

Azerbaijan: News site closed down?

Following a recent ban on foreign broadcasts in the country, the content of a leading news site considered more independent than most in Azerbaijan was replaced on Thursday with a...