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· September, 2007

Stories about Ukraine from September, 2007

Ukraine: Election Coverage

For the ongoing coverage of today's general election in Ukraine, visit Orange Ukraine (an overview of the day, foreign media coverage roundup and more), and Ukrainiana.

Ukraine: “Who's Who in Political Advertising”

Taras of Ukrainiana has collected videos of campaign advertising by seven Ukrainian blocs and parties – and has translated their messages into English. An invaluable resource for anyone who would...

Ukraine: Bookmaker's Predictions

LEvko of Foreign Notes posts a bookmaker's predictions on the outcome of Sept. 30 vote – and makes his own.

Ukraine: Bewildered in Kyiv

Carpetblogger exposes Kyiv's bewildering dimension.

Ukraine: For Sale on eBay

Orange Ukraine reports on how someone tried to sell Ukraine on eBay – and about the Sept. 30 vote: “The undecided, the casting of votes to smaller parties, the votes...

Ukraine: Political Mess

Foreign Notes roundups a few news reports that reveal “the mess the country is in, which could endanger its democratic development.”

Ukraine: Unresolved Cases

Mark MacKinnon writes about two unresolved cases that don't do any good to president Yushchenko's image at home and abroad: the 2000 murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze and Yushchenko's 2004...

Ukraine: Sept. 30 Vote

Mark MacKinnon writes about the upcoming Sept. 30 vote: “Pity the ordinary Ukrainians who are trapped in this never-ending tug-of-war.”

Ukraine, the EU: Neighbors vs Members

Orange Ukraine writes: “Ukrainians are dealing with the difference between being a member of the EU and being an EU neighbor and they don't like it.”

Ukraine: Agrarian Marketing Project

Ukraine List links to a resource that explains why, among other things, Ukraine's lettuce market is “weak” and this year's carrot supply is insufficient.

Ukraine: Kyiv Pre-Election Pics

A few pre-election photos from Kyiv – from Michelle of Greetings from Kyiv.

Ukraine: Awaiting Election Fraud

Foreign Notes writes: “Accusations and counter-accusations of cheating by the main political protagonists are reducing the chances of the September 30th VR elections being conducted fairly and producing a result...

Ukraine: Kyiv Restaurants

Carpetblogger reviews “four restaurants in Kyiv that are not awful.”

Ukraine: “The Battle of Billboards”

With roughly 160 hours remaining before the Sept. 30 parliamentary election, Ukrainiana takes a walk around Kyiv and posts a photo report on “The Battle of Billboards.”

Ukraine: Devushka Fall Fashion

Carpetblogger posts some Kyiv devushka pictures and writes about “what's hot on the streets of Kyiv this season.”

Ukraine: The Language Issue

Victor Yanukovych's Party of the Regions is pushing for a referendum on granting Russian official status as a national language, in addition to Ukrainian. Below is a selection of views...

Ukraine: Campaign Ads

Petro of Petro's Jotter surveys Kyiv's election campaign ads.

Ukraine: Surviving Kyiv Roads

Petro of Petro's Jotter offers tips on how to survive on Kyiv's roads: “… drive a big car with air bags, stay out of the left lane when there is...

Ukraine: Radiation Reconnaissance Mission

MoldovAnn visits the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone again, on the first Radiation Reconnaissance Mission, and writes about it, and also posts lots of photos.

Ukraine: Serhiy Kalinovskyi's Escape

Foreign Notes writes about Serhiy Kalinovskiy, “a member of Kyiv's ‘gilded youth'” and a reckless driver, who killed his girlfriend and a police officer, and then escaped from a private...

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