Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from February, 2011
28 February 2011
The Macedonian public is furiously discussing the justification and timing of the upcoming early elections.
With Ukraine hit hard by the economic crisis and most citizens disappointed with the overall economic and political situation, more and more discussions about emigration alternatives have been appearing online....
27 February 2011
26 February 2011
As Russia is approaching another election cycle (in 2011 Russians are supposed to elect the Parliament and in 2012 – the president) the voices of state propagandists get louder. The...
25 February 2011
The Macedonian government’s campaign for “explaining the consequences of abortion,” re-started during the winter holidays, incited reactions by bloggers and civil society organizations, which mainly interpret it as an attempt...
24 February 2011
According to some sources, Serbian military pilots took part in the bombings of the Libyan protesters. Sasa Milosevic translates a few Serbian netizens' reactions to this allegation.
23 February 2011
Jakub Górnicki continues to report on the case of Łukasz Kasprowicz, a Polish blogger who was sued for defamation by a local official and is now banned from blogging by...
22 February 2011
Jakub Górnicki reviews the winners of this year's Polish "Blog of the Year" contest.
Filip Stojanovski reports on the decision to hold early elections in Macedonia, and on the bloggers' reactions to it.
On Feb. 18, Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of Poland's national conservative Law and Justice party, started a blog, and his first post has generated over 1,650 comments in just two days....