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· January, 2010

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from January, 2010

26 January 2010

Russia: Newspaper Web Site Hacked

Hungary: The Invisible Marsh

Marietta Le reports on the story of one of Hungary's most successful citizen campaigns, whose goal is to save an endangered marsh by preventing an allegedly illegal expansion of a...

Russia: Editor Of Major Newspaper Says Police Treats Internet As Traditional Media

24 January 2010

Russian Blogger Harassed For Marrying Chinese

RuNet Echo

Maria Gromakova became a victim of comprehensive virtual attacks of Russian extreme nationalists. Online harassment eventually turned into a real-life nightmare forcing Maria and her family to leave Russia. She...

Greece: Fiscal Deficit

Serbia: Belgrade Photos

Russian Spam Tycoon Shares His Methods And Targets

22 January 2010

Russia: Gamer, Cat And Intellectual Are Most Popular Memes On RuNet

Video: Drug legalization and life post-prohibition

There are groups of people advocating for the legalization of drugs, but what would that actually mean? From Hungary to Colombia, from youth to teachers, from cops and clergy, individuals...

Russia: Regional Officials Urged To Go Online

Ukraine: Citizen Media and Political Forecasting

There was no lack of interest in the outcome of the presidential election in Ukraine, and, as a result, the blogosphere was overflowing with political forecasting attempts on the eve...