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22 March 2009

Stories from 22 March 2009

Ukraine: Ternopil Regional Council Election

Regional council election in the western Ukrainian region of Ternopil took place on March 15, following much political drama and resulting in the victory of an ultra-nationalist party and poor...

Russia: Dealing with demographic decline

Czechoslovakia: Tiresome narratives of Prague '68

India's First Digital Elections

The world's largest democracy, India, goes to elections starting April 16, 2009. The month long general elections to the 15th Lok Sabha will be held in five phases on April...

Brazil: The snake blogger

Ukraine: West turns its back on Kiev?

Russia: Opposition waking up to realities?

Latvia: Nothing special, just crisis…

Angola: Pope is greeted by the largest crowd of his African tour

The climax of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Angola was an open-air mass this Sunday, when nearly million people from various Angolan provinces and other African countries came to Luanda...

Egypt: Arab Youth on a Presidential Mission

Egypt's first online radio - Radio Horytna - invites youth to apply for the position of President for any Arab country of their choice. Egyptian bloggers comment on the initiative...

Bangladesh: 1971 Genocide video

Malaysia unveils its second stimulus plan

Malaysia’s first stimulus plan last year was inadequate. So the government unveiled a second stimulus program this month. What are the reactions of Malaysian bloggers?

Hong Kong: Vindication of June 4 in Question

2009 is the 20th anniversary of June 4 Tiananmen Massacre. If there were reincarnation, people who had been killed then would be twenty years old this year. Some of them...

Uzbekistan: Enemy of the Internet

Kyrgyzstan: The Opposition’s Smoking Gun

Kyrgyzstan: Who Died in the Burnt Car?

Kazakhstan: Underdog Billionaires

Kyrgyzstan: Annual ‘Tulip’ Protests

Tajikistan: A Slow Collapse or Not.

Afghanistan: Buzkashi National Game

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