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· April, 2011

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from April, 2011

Serbia: Bloggers Discuss Plans to Erect Monument to Late Azeri President

One of Belgrade's nicest parks has recently got renovated - thanks, partially, to a donation of 2 million euros by the Azerbaijani government. The news that has been stirring controversy...

Russia: Photoblogger Defends His Constitutional Rights

Russia: Drug Agency to Monitor Blogosphere

Poland: Decrease of corruption

Latvia: National news agency website hacked

Russia: New round in the TNK-BP row

Serbia-EU: Belgrade at a crossroads

Ukraine: Memories and Photos of Chernobyl in August 1986

Aleksandr Strannik (LJ user av-strannik) arrived at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in mid-August of 1986, some four months after the April 26 blast at Reactor #4, to assist in...

Ukraine: Stories From the Charity Walk to Chornobyl

Ukraine: “Twenty-five years ago – Chornobyl – Where were you?”

Russia: Kidnapping of Ivan Kaspersky

Hungary: Hungarian-Roma Tensions Result in Clash in Gyöngyöspata

Last night, four people were injured in a clash between ethnic Hungarian members of the far-right group Véderő and members of the Roma community in the village of Gyöngyöspata. Contradictory...

Russia: Communist Party Leads Social Networks Activity Rating

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Best Practices of Crowd Funding

UK: The Royal Wedding's “Russian Connection”

Macedonia: New Laws to Have an Adverse Impact on Cultural Heritage

An archaeologist blogger reacts to the new legislation that legalizes illegal construction in Macedonia, including buildings that destroy historical heritage sites.

Russia: Eco-bloggers and Journalists Learn to Solve Environmental Problems

Russia: Two Bloggers Sentenced for Extremism

Russia: Blogger Found Guilty in Harsh Criticizm of Bashkir Authorities

Russia: Regions Reduce Digital Divide

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