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· July, 2007

Stories about Poland from July, 2007

Poland: Warsaw Uprising

The beatroot reviews the history of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.

Poland: Harry Potter in Polish

The planned publishing date for the Polish version of the final part of the J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is scheduled for Jan. 27, 2008. The beatroot, however, reports that...

Poland: Posts on Politics

The beatroot writes about a homophobic gay icon, alcohol consumption data, an “unbelievable new alliance” of two Polish politicians, President Lech Kaczynski's meeting with George W. Bush, and one politician's...

Latvia: Latvians in Ireland

Latvian Abroad writes about Latvians living and working in Ireland and the UK.

Lithuania, Poland: Nuclear Plant Construction

Lituanica writes about Lithuania's plans to build a nuclear power plant and Poland's involvement in the project.

Eastern Europe: Swedish Blog Update 2007

In his comprehensive review, Vilhelm Konnander writes that, unfortunately, Swedish foreign minister is no longer blogging about Eastern European affairs, but otherwise, "the Swedish blogosphere on Eastern Europe is undergoing...

Poland: Kaczynski's Visit to the White House

The beatroot comments on Polish president Kaczynski's visit to the White House.

Poland: Father Rydzyk and 330 Exorcists

The beatroot writes about Radio Maryja director, Father Tadeusz Rydzyk, who says that Poland's First Lady is a witch, and on a meeting of 330 exorcists from 29 countries taking...

Poland: Live Earth Not Relevant?

The beatroot writes about the Polish view of the Live Earth events: “In a country that has been starved of economic development like Poland and the rest of the old...

Poland: Photo Report From Nurses’ Strike

The beatroot posts a photo report from the ‘White City’ in Warsaw, where “close to three weeks on strike and camped opposite the main government offices, the nurses refuse to...

Poland: Illogical Censorship

Boo is perplexed by what gets censored in Poland and what doesn't: “That Paul Coelho book with a cover that shows a baby's finger pointing at a nipple […] has...

Poland: The Kaczynskis’ Follies

The Economist's Edward Lucas writes that the Polish leaders’ “logic is based on misunderstandings” and that “they risk making Poland as Greece used to be: unpopular, expensive and, most dangerously,...

Poland: News Roundup

The beatroot returns with a news roundup: “The EU deal that wasn't; striking doctors and nurses; and the Father Henryk Jankowski – Mel Gibson connection: the usual weird and wonderful...

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