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· October, 2009

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from October, 2009

Ukraine: Swine Flu (and Some Election Politics)

On Oct. 30, after a few days of alarming reports on an outbreak of respiratory illness in western Ukraine, the first swine flu-related death was confirmed, and PM Tymoshenko ordered...

Russia: “Twitter Against Tyrants”

Russia: Riot Police vs “Senior Citizens”

The Balkans: Open Letter to Amnesty International

Russia: Nokia In and Out of LJ

Slovakia, Hungary: “Linguistic Discontents”

Slovenia, Croatia: Updates on Border Dispute

Russia: Khodorkovsky's Case, 6 Years On

The Balkans: Karadzic's Trial; Plavsic’s Release

Ukraine: Charity

Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia: “Dumping Grounds for People”

Albania: Robert Elsie's “Albanian Dialects”

Ukraine: Interview With A Drug Addict

Hungary: Budapest

Hungary: 1956

Hungary: Dual Citizenship

Hungary: Update on ‘Nap-Kelte’ Talk Show

Hungary, Serbia: Tragedy At The Border

A group of 19 Kosovo Albanians tried to cross the Hungarian-Serbian river border illegally on Oct. 15; fifteen of them are now reported missing; three bodies have been found by...

Russia: Struggling with democracy

Czech Republic: Lisbon before court

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