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· October, 2006

Stories about Poland from October, 2006

Poland: News and Opinion

The beatroot writes about media freedom in the EU, the fear of the Polish plumber (again; 70 comments so far), a Sudanese woman giving birth on a bus in Warsaw,...

Poland: Yet Another Party

The beatroot writes about yet another political party about to appear on Poland's political scene.

Poland: Election Sausage

Our Man in Gdansk writes about the “Election Sausage” season in Poland.

Poland: Homophobia and Politics

The beatroot writes about homophobia and politics in Poland.

Poland: Groping Not OK

The beatroot writes about the British National Party and groping – in Poland and in Britain.

Poland: Marek Nowakowski

Our Man In Gdansk writes on the writings of Marek Nowakowski: “dirty realism.”

Poland: New Coalition

The beatroot comments on Poland's new coalition government: “It's probably better just to ignore them.”

Poland: A Visit to Ukraine

p3 writes about a recent visit to the ancestors’ home in the neighboring Ukraine.

Poland's Pulse in the Blogosphere

Local Dancers in Poland's Lake District (Mazury) prepare for Sieja (kind of fish) Fish Festival – by Embe, WarsawDaily Perhaps a Christmas footballing miracle has come early, as Kinuk reports...

Poland: Freedom of Speech

Traveling Life writes about the freedom of speech in Poland.

Belarus: “Brothers in Arms”

TOL's Belarus Blog writes about the country's Czech, Slovak and Polish “brothers in arms.”

Poland: Ryszard Kapuscinski and the Nobel Prize

The beatroot writes that the Nobel Prize for Literature “is not a literary prize at all, it merely reflects the contemporary obsessions of the West – and particularly Sweden” –...

Poland: “Sudden Carnival of Democracy”

The beatroot covers the recent rallies that took place in Warsaw: “We had the ‘blue’ march, the ‘white and rose’ march; we had the governing party hold a rally; we...

Congolese Writer Alain Mabanckou on André Schwarz-Bart

Alain Mabanckou, a novelist and poet from Congo-Brazzaville now living in California, pays tribute (Fr) to Polish-Jewish writer André Schwarz-Bart, author of Le Dernier de justes who passed away last...

Poland: Czech Flag Faux Pas

Warsaw Station reports on how Polish foreign ministry welcomed the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov with a Czech flag.

Poland's Pulse in the Blogopshere

We’re looking through the Polish language blogs first, this time, as the political situation in the country generated a lot of heat in the blogosphere, as well as managed to...

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