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· July, 2009

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from July, 2009

25 July 2009

Russia: Making (Some) Sense of LiveJournal

A number of studies of the Russian blogosphere have been produced in the past by various entities. Russian bloggers, too, are trying to make sense of the space they operate...

23 July 2009

Russia: “Leaving the Caucasus, a Taboo Subject”

Moldova: RFE/RL's Blog on Repeat Vote

Hungary: The Hungarian Guard Banned

A paramilitary association called the Hungarian Guard was banned at the beginning of July after more than a year of investigation by Budapest Court. Guard members and supporters held spontaneous...

Albania: No Playing in Parks

22 July 2009

Russia: Medvedev and Sick Babies in Gelendzhik

Democracy Video Challenge Winner Showcase

What is Democracy? That is the question more than 900 participants set out to answer through their videos, in response to the Democracy Video Challenge set up by the US...

21 July 2009

Russia: Social Networking

Poland: #KDT Battle in Warsaw

Polish blogosphere had an interesting day today due to the conflict between shopkeepers of Kupiecki Dom Towarowy - a shopping complex in the center of Warsaw - and the police....