6 November 2007

Stories from 6 November 2007

Ukraine, Canada: Robert Magosci

  6 November 2007

Taras Kuzio writes about a Canadian-Ukrainian historian Robert Magocsi: “Professor Magocsi pioneered the integration of Ukrainian history into the European mainstream by presenting history as an inclusive, territorial concept. As with British history that incorporates Celts, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans, and others so Ukrainian history, Professor Magocsi believes, should focus primarily...

Trinidad and Tobago: Election results

  6 November 2007

As general elections in Trinidad and Tobago return the ruling party to government, and a new third party fails to win a single seat in the House of Representatives, bloggers analyse the results and wonder what comes next.

Ukraine: Borys Penchuk vs Yuri Lutsenko?

  6 November 2007

An update on Ukraine's murky politics from Foreign Notes: could it be that one of president Yushchenko's closest allies and one of his fiercest opponents are using an editor of a book on the Donetsk Mafia “to blacken Yuri Lutsenko and prevent him from gaining the powerful ‘sylovyk’ position of...

Georgia: The Story So Far

  6 November 2007

As the BBC's Matthew Collin posts an introduction to the latest story he's written on opposition protests in Georgia on his blog, This Is Tbilisi Calling, TOL Georgia takes a more irreverent look at the story so far.

Armenia: Winter

  6 November 2007

Armenia, the online journal of an American-Armenian volunteering in the country, says that the harsh winter is still something that few vulnerable families become acclimatized to.

Nepal: Politics Galore!

  6 November 2007

Nepali Notebook on the political situation in Nepal – “The principal pivot of the peace process – the fallacy of holding the monarchy responsible for Nepal’s problems – now lies in tatters.”

Armenia: Cameraman Beaten

  6 November 2007

In the continuing saga of GALA TV, a regional TV station based in Armenia's second largest city of Gyumri, Unzipped reports that one of the station's cameramen has been beaten by tax inspectors. The officials were called in to scrutinize the station's books following its broadcast of a speech by...

Iran:Interview with an Iranian-Japanese-American filmmaker

  6 November 2007

Pars Arts has published an interview with Maryam Kashani,an Iranian-Japanese-American filmmaker.Her first documentary feature, Best in the West was released in 2006 and has been screening at festivals. The film tells the story of Kashani’s father and his Iranian friends who all ended up in San Francisco.

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