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· July, 2009

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from July, 2009

Russia: Riot Police Break Up Opposition Rally

Some 100 protesters gathered for an unsanctioned opposition rally in central Moscow on Friday. At 6 PM, hundreds of riot police broke up the rally, detaining 47 people, some of...

Russia: Vasily Krima, aka the “Volgograd Obama”

Moldova: Election Updates

Russia: Putin on Solzhenitsyn

The Balkans: Mladic Update

Russia: Unsold iPhones

Ukraine: Q&A with Hryhoriy Nemyrya

Russia: Activists Appeal To Iranian Opposition

Moldova: Repeat Elections

Belarus, Russia: Bloggers React to Graphic Chechen War Video

On July 3, Belarusian blogger Tatsiana Elavaya posted a provocative video showing the assassination of captive Russian soldiers by Chechen guerrillas during the 1999 war in Chechnya. The video had...

Russia: Oleg Yankovsky

Czech Republic, Russia: “Putin Goes To Pikalyovo”

Russia: “Russian Software” Project

The Balkans: More on EU Visa Rules

United Nations: Video contest for 9-25 year olds about migration

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is organizing the Plural+ video contest about building a more inclusive, tolerant society. The contest is open for any participant between the ages of...

The Balkans: Language Issue

Europe: “When East Becomes West”

Poland: Forests

Czech Republic: New Mosque in Brno?

Europe: “EU Terminology for Dummies”

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