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· October, 2008

Stories about Russia from October, 2008

U.S.: Ivanov for Obama

Russia: Chinese Laborers

Russia, U.S.: Sergei Elkin's U.S. Election Cartoons

Russia: “Help Svetlana Bakhmina” Petition

As of now, 71,250 people have signed an online petition appealing to the Russian president to pardon Svetlana Bakhmina, a former senior lawyer for Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil company Yukos, who...

Russia, France: Update on Karinna Moskalenko

Russia: Parking in Moscow

Russia: Kozlovsky Wins Human Rights Award 2008

Russia: Migrant Workers and the Crisis

Russia, U.S.: McCain and the KGB

BOBs: Global Videobloggers Compete for Award Part 1

The BOBs, Deutsche Welle's yearly contest for online products: blogs, podcasts and videoblogs has already chosen 176 nominees for the 16 different categories. In the video blogging category, participants from...

Russia: “Admiral” Film Review

Russia: Kaliningrad's Real and “Fake” Estate

Russia: Russian Tourists

Russia: Dozens of LJ Blogs Suspended, Then Restored

Russia, U.S.: LJ User Drugoi in NYC

LJ user drugoi, one of the most popular and prolific Russian bloggers, shares his wonderful photos of New York City - and his thoughts on some of the issues discussed...

Russia, Ukraine: Financial Crisis

Russia, Georgia: Report Says Stan Storimans Was Killed by Cluster Bomb

Russia: Firing Grad Rockets at Tskhinvali on Aug. 8?

The Balkans: Macedonia and Montenegro Recognize Kosovo

On Oct. 9, Montenegro and Macedonia recognized Kosovo's independence. One blogger noted that "coincidentally, this raises the number of countries recognizing to exactly 50." Below are a few more responses...

Russia: Justification of Stalin's Deportations

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