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· December, 2008

Stories about Russia from December, 2008

Russia: A Muslim Trade Union?

A Review of Global Voices in 2008

Nearly 3 million people visited Global Voices in 2008, and here are some of our most popular stories of the year.

Russia sets list for companies of strategic interest

Russia: The New York Times’ LJ is One Year Old

Russia-Georgia: The value of Russian passports

Caucasus: 2008 Blog Review

Last year ended with a state of emergency declared in Georgia, but few could imagine that the events of 2008 would eclipse those of 2007. Three presidential elections, a war,...

Ukraine: Yushchenko's Press Conference

Moldova: Transnistria Updates

Russia: South Ossetia; Relations With the U.S.; Sheremetyevo Ceiling

Bulgaria, Russia: “Open Source AK-47″

Russia: Patriarch; Yoshkar-Ola; Stalin's Legacy; Protests

Russia: Gas News

Russia, Serbia: Gazprom, NIS, and Gas Prices

Russia: LiveJournal and Mass Media Laws

Central & Eastern Europe: Freedom in the Balkans; Visa Restrictions

Russia: Protest Update

Russia: The Crisis and The Potential For Unrest

In mid-October, Global Voices published a roundup of Anglophone bloggers' views on the financial crisis in Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Serbia and Ukraine. Below is another installment on the effects...

Estonia: Deportations, Artificial Hills, Gray Passports, and Layoffs

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonian women who survived the deportations of the 1940s, but whose tragic stories never found a reflection in the Soviet-time Estonian women's magazine, Nõukogude Naine....

Central & Eastern Europe: Trademark on ;-) and Other Internet News

Below is a selection of recent posts by bloggers from around Central and Eastern Europe on social networking, participatory media, online activism and other related issues.

Russia: Miss World and the Wrong Flag

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