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· February, 2008

Stories about Poland from February, 2008

Poland: Giertych's Fear of Feminism

The beatroot reports on Maciej Giertych's fear of feminism.

Poland, U.K.: Football and Anti-Semitism

The beatroot examines whether the UK and Polish football fans are the “most anti-Semitic in Europe.”

Serbia: Anglophone Bloggers on Belgrade Rally, Riots, Kosovo

Below is a selection of the English-language posts about last week's events in Serbia and Kosovo, which appeared on Feb. 21-23.

Serbia: Anger, disbelief over proclamation of Kosovo independence

Ljubisa Bojic translates some reactions from the Serbian blogosphere to the declaration of Kosovo independence.

Poland: U.S. Satellite Fears

A discussion of whether or not Poland is “in danger from exploding US spy satellite” – over at the beatroot.

Iceland: Hostility Towards Poles

The beatroot writes about hostility towards Poles in Iceland.

Poland, Russia: Tusk Visits Moscow

Leopolis writes about the Polish-Russian relationship and the Polish PM's recent visit to Moscow.

Poland: Tusk's Visit to Moscow

The beatroot writes about the issues surrounding PM Tusk's visit to Moscow.

Poland: Who Would Poles Vote For in U.S. Election?

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...

Serbia: More Views on Boris Tadic's Re-Election

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...

Poland: Trade Unions and Homophobia

Trade union Solidarity “has called for the striking from the work regulations of a clause calling for tolerance,” Our Man in Gdansk reports.

Poland: GM Foods

The beatroot writes about Poland's stance on GM foods.

Poland, Russia: Katyn Massacre at Wikipedia

Over at the beatroot, a discussion of the constantly changing first sentence of the Wikipedia article on the Katyn massacre.

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