· September, 2013

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from September, 2013

Russia’s Hunger Games

RuNet Echo  27 September 2013

There are two hunger strikes in Russia today, one by a famous Pussy Riot member and another by a mothers' group. What do the different receptions online say about Russia?

Rumors Fly that Putin Has Remarried

RuNet Echo  25 September 2013

There have long been rumors that Putin has a romantic relationship with gymnast Alina Kabaeva. That gossip has flared up again, with suspicion that they may finally have wed.

UNESCO Patron of First SEE Science Promotion Conference in Serbia

  12 September 2013

The Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN), under UNESCO patronage, is hosting the First Regional Science Promotion Conference with the aim of gathering science promotion professionals, practitioners and enthusiasts from Southeast Europe. The conference program will discuss science from a scientific, but also from an educational and economic point...

Belgium FEMEN Leaves The International Movement

  11 September 2013

“We are announcing the closure of the branch FEMEN Belgium. We took this decision unanimously because of different views upon the internal organization of the international movement FEMEN. We have no regrets, we conducted our actions with sincerity. We will continue the fight, there is no question about that, but...

Russia's True Symbol: A Chechen Mosque?

RuNet Echo  6 September 2013

The second round of a contest to choose ten lesser-known Russian tourist attractions turned violent on Saturday, August 31, 2013, when a crowd in Grozny began egging select telecoms offices.

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