Stories about Ukraine from October, 2005
Notes From Kiev reports that junk mail has arrived in Ukraine, specifially in the form of the Reader's Digest Sweepstakes. However, such endeavors have some history to overcome.
Cyber Cossack discusses a Ukrainian market that survived all Soviet efforts to eradicate it. It still exists and is one of the largest markets in Europe.
Orange Ukraine discusses the conflict between pro-stability and anti-corruption rhetoric between the Yushchenko and Tymoshenko camps.
Veronica Khokhlova says that she feels ashamed for her country to hear of corrupt border guards shaking down foreigners, and that she wants them named so they can feel shame as well.