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· May, 2010

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from 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...

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

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.

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.

Hungary: Bloggers’ Photo and Video Reports on the Flood

The floods of the past weeks affecting Central and Eastern Europe are not over yet, and below are some of the photo and video reports by Hungarian bloggers from areas...

Causes of Hatred in the Russian Blogosphere

Russia: Taking Children as a New Method of Pressure on Journalists

Russia: “Circassian Nationalism and the Internet”

Russia: Coalmine Disaster Victims’ Families vs Thugs?

Russia: Last Day of Classes in Moscow

Russia: Explosion in Stavropol

Russia-USA: Like father like son

Ukraine: Russia's return or political pragmatism?

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