Stories about Belarus from November, 2007
TOL's Belarus writes about the Palonka Battle and the Belarusians’ indifference towards their nation's history.
TOL's Belarus watches Andrzej Wajda's Katyń and hopes to see a similar film about the Kurapaty tragedy in Belarus one day.
Lukashenko's regime makes Belarusian “half-prohibited” rock musicians an offer they can't refuse; TOL's Belarus writes about Belarusian bloggers’ reactions.
Mark MacKinnon writes about one of the creators of Russia's “managed democracy” system and the lessons drawn by Putin from the Orange Revolution in Ukraine and the Rose Revolution in Georgia: “Who cares what the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe election monitors have to say? They're all tools...
You've waited with bated breath. You've sat by your computer. Perhaps you've even flown to Berlin…that's right, Berlin, where the awards ceremony for The BOBs (Best of Blogs), a competition hosted by Deutsche Welle and co-sponsored by Global Voices, was held November 15. At the ceremony, the results were announced...
“Thousands of Ukrainians work as nannies in Poland – you are a social leper in some circles of Warsaw if you haven’t got your very own shiny, low maintenance, Ukrainian home help,” writes the beatroot. Once Poland enters the Schengen zone in December, however, things will most likely change.
“Foreigners smell” – or so it seems to the Czech employees of Foxconn IT company in Pardubice, The Czech Daily Word reports.
Edward Lucas reposts his diary from a recent trip to Estonia and Poland and the Czech Republic. Itching for Eestimaa comments on a few of the points made by Lucas.