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15 January 2008

Stories from 15 January 2008

Russia: New Year's in Grozny

LJ user timur-aliev has posted three New Year's snapshots taken in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, which the United Nations called "the most destroyed city on earth" in 2003. Below...

Ukraine: Akhmetov and Alcoholism

Slovenia: The EU Presidency

Russia: Dagestan's Party Politics

Russia, UK: British Council

Poland: Public Health Underfunded

Poland: “Fear” in Polish

Azerbaijan: Economic Illumination

Georgia: Election Mess

Armenia: Administrative Resources

India: Violence and Language

Pakistan: Blocking Blogs

Pakistan: Praying in America

Nepal: Rehablitation Red Flag

Singapore: No Fake Accents

Philippines: Riding The Jeepney

Lebanon: Nahr al Bared Revisited

Tunisia: Is the Middle East Indebted to Bush?

Mozambique: National languages and African identity

Brazil: Indigenous people dying of white man diseases