Stories about Poland from February, 2008
The beatroot reports on Maciej Giertych's fear of feminism.
The beatroot examines whether the UK and Polish football fans are the “most anti-Semitic in Europe.”
Below is a selection of the English-language posts about last week's events in Serbia and Kosovo, which appeared on Feb. 21-23.
Ljubisa Bojic translates some reactions from the Serbian blogosphere to the declaration of Kosovo independence.
A discussion of whether or not Poland is “in danger from exploding US spy satellite” – over at the beatroot.
The beatroot writes about hostility towards Poles in Iceland.
Leopolis writes about the Polish-Russian relationship and the Polish PM's recent visit to Moscow.
The beatroot writes about the issues surrounding PM Tusk's visit to Moscow.
The beatroot reports: “So Poles are Democrats, interestingly, and they are rooting for Hilary.” And adds in the comments section: “But it is interesting that Poles in Poland are going Democrat, while Poles in the US often than not vote republican.”
Democracy has passed one more very difficult exam in Serbia, eight years since the end of Slobodan Milosevic's regime: the incumbent president Boris Tadic got re-elected on Feb. 3, with 50.5 percent of the vote to Tomislav Nikolic's 47.9 percent. The previous Global Voices post on the outcome of the election covered reactions of the Anglophone Serbia bloggers. Below is a translation from Serbian of two more posts, both published on B92's blog portal.
Trade union Solidarity “has called for the striking from the work regulations of a clause calling for tolerance,” Our Man in Gdansk reports.
The beatroot writes about Poland's stance on GM foods.
Over at the beatroot, a discussion of the constantly changing first sentence of the Wikipedia article on the Katyn massacre.