· November, 2005

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from November, 2005

Ukraine: Orange Day

  22 November 2005

Orange Ukraine has a list of things to celebrate on the first anniversary of Ukraine's Orange Revolution.

Bulgaria: Clairvoyant

  22 November 2005

Nomad Notes reports that the new leader of the German Social Democrats had his rise to power foretold by a Bulgarian clairvoyant many years ago.

Mongolia: Bush in Mongolia

  22 November 2005

President Bush became the first American President to visit Mongolia on Sunday. Mongolia Matters has multiple posts on the brief visit.

Poland: Not So Catholic

  22 November 2005

the beatroot reports that a recent survey shows Poles are not as observantly Catholic as journalistic shortcuts might lead you to believe.

Bulgaria: Debate Over Turkish

  22 November 2005

Nomad Notes reports that some Bulgarian politicians are focusing debate on use of the Turkish language to avoid debate on substantive issues.

Afghanistan Blogs: Dead Poetess, Violence & Liberation

  21 November 2005

Guftugo ( it means dialogue), an Afghan blogger, writes about Nadia Anjoman, poetess who was murdered by her husband in Herat. Many say jealousy motivated husband to kill this young poetess. Guftugo say in dark Afghanistan's dark society men like women are oppressed. Guftugo asks himself how Nadia's husband could...

Armenia: Bambir

  18 November 2005

Oneworld Multimedia has another report on Armenia's Bambir rock band.

Turkmenistan: Apologize

  18 November 2005

Rico of neweurasia reports that Turkmenistan is demanding apologies from foreign media outlets for reporting the existence of an Islamic Movement of Turkmenistan. (Probably a sloppy mistake regarding the Islamic Movement of Turkestan.)

Mongolia: Media Discovers Mongolia

  17 November 2005

New Mongols reports that with President Bush about to visit Mongolia, the media has finally discovered the country and that it is a fairly normal and welcoming country.

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