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· May, 2010

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from May, 2010

31 May 2010

Russia: Photos and Live Tweets of the Dispersal of the “Day of Dissent”

Russia: Journalist's Blog Hacked

Russia: Blogger Describes His Experience With E-Gov Portal

The Balkans: Violent Treatment of Animals

Almost every day, dogs or cats are exposed to torture by cruel people who record their cruelties and publish the videos on the internet. Since the war, crime and various...

30 May 2010

Macedonia: Silly Songs Do Politics

The anthem published by the youth branch of the Socialist Party of Macedonia on YouTube was talk of the town on social networks and beyond as part of ridiculous advertising...

Russia: A Study of Local Discussion Boards

RuNet Echo

Online forums in Russian cities are in a certain sense a unique phenomenon. It's not blogs that became the major platforms for open discussion in the regions, but discussion boards...

Russia: Bloggers Cover Moscow Gay Pride Parade

Russian “Little Blue Buckets” Movement Reaches Ukraine

Slovakia: The Fight for Nationalistic Voters

Tibor Blazko writes about the growing nationalistic sentiments driven by some Slovak and Hungarian politicians and translates a related satirical video.

28 May 2010

Russia: Blogger and Activist Arrested for Viral Video

Hungary: Facebook vs iWiW

Marietta Le reports on the competition between a popular Hungarian social networking site iWiW and Facebook in Hungary.

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