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· March, 2010

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from March, 2010

30 March 2010

Russia: High Taxi Fares And Text Messaging Scams After Moscow Bombings

RuNet Echo

The aftermath of the recent subway bombings in Moscow is widespread. People mourn victims, looks for answers to numerous questions, contemplate the future of Russia and express anger with... taxi...

Russia: Witness Shares Her Account of Bombings in Moscow Metro

RuNet Echo

Russia: Bombings Victims Commemoration; Analysis of TV-channels

RuNet Echo

Russia: Role of Social Media in Coverage of Recent Metro Bombings in Moscow

RuNet Echo

Russia: Wikipedia Used to Cover Recent Metro Bombings

RuNet Echo

29 March 2010

Russia: Sochi Games and the Circassian Genocide

RuNet Echo

In 2014, the Russian resort of Sochi will host the Winter Olympic Games, but the 700,000-900,000 of ethnic Circassians living in Russia are trying their best to prevent the country...

Pakistan: Prayers For Moscow

Russia: 3G Network Turned Off; Blood Donations Needed

RuNet Echo

Russia: Initial Coverage of the Moscow Subway Bombings

RuNet Echo

Moscow's Monday morning routine was broken today by two subway suicide bombings, which killed at least 38 and wounded at least 70 people. Alexey Sidorenko translates some of the initial...

Russia: Bloggers’ Mockery of Film Poster Upsets Famous Director

RuNet Echo

The poster for an upcoming movie on World War II by Russian director Nikita Mikhalkov is monumental, tense and grim. But it also became funny, descriptive and nearly offensive after...

Russia: Blogger-Businessman Killed

RuNet Echo

Russia: Theatre Play Based on Online Conference

RuNet Echo

27 March 2010

Russia: Two Video Scandals

RuNet Echo

In Russia this week it has been hard to miss the two scandals that, at first, appear to have only one thing in common: both are centered around amateur videos...

25 March 2010

Bulgaria: Football Player Beats Up a Model

Bulgaria is quite shocked at the news of a player for one of the country's biggest football clubs, CSKA, beating top model Kristin Vacheva.

Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating Women in Technology and Transparency Worldwide

Technology for Transparency Network

In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day we profile several women based around the world who use technology to to make government more transparent and accountable.

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