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· May, 2008

Stories about Estonia from May, 2008

Estonia: “Asymmetrical Bilingualism”

Itching for Eestimaa writes about “asymmetrical bilingualism” and the Estonia report by Doudou Diene, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

Estonia: Arnold Meri's Trial

Itching for Eestimaa writes about the trial of Arnold Meri: “On Voice of America he's an ‘ex-officer.’ On Russia Today he's a ‘war hero.’ And on the BBC, he's a...

Serbia: Belgrade Cab Drivers; Eurovision

Inno & Irja Blog – on Belgrade's cab drivers and the Eurovision Song Contest.

Iran: Blogger writes book on the impact of the Internet

Cyrus Farivar is a USA-based blogger, journalist and writer. He is currently working on a book about the impact of the internet on society. Cyrus writes about internet impact on...

Estonia: Anna-Maria Galojan

Inno & Irja Blog describes the case of Anna-Maria Galojan, “a young estonian politician who's accused of stealing money from European Movement Estonia”: “Finnish journalist Leena Hietanen has pointed out...

Estonia: Garbage Clean-Up

Itching for Eestimaa writes about the Estonian garbage clean-up campaign.

Estonia: Moscowcentric Coverage

Itching for Eestimaa finds it “somewhat amusing that major news outlets, like The New York Times, [send] their Moscow correspondents to cover the situation in Tallinn“: “Wouldn't it make sense...

Estonia: Healthcare

AnTyx shares a personal story about Estonian healthcare.

Estonia: Film Reviews

AnTyx reviews two films that explain “the nature of Estonia's independence.”

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