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18 September 2011

Stories from 18 September 2011

Serbia: Discussing Report on ICT Use by State Statistical Office

Slobodan Markovic has initiated [sr] a Twitter discussion (#ICTSrbija) about the report on the use of ICT issued by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (noted in...

Russia, Ukraine: Gas Relations Analysis

Nils van der Vegte of RussiaWatchers examines the current status of the gas relations between Russia and Ukraine.

Ukraine: More on Denis Oleinikov's ProstoPrint Case

Taras of Ukrainiana posts a few videos and comments on the ongoing attacks on Denis Oleinikov's ProstoPrint company: “It’s the police state’s job to keep humor in short supply. And...

Ukraine: Possible Explanations of Plagiarism in President's Book

Alexander Motyl of Ukraine's Orange Blues offers possible explanations for plagiarism in President Victor Yanukovych’s recently-published English-language book, Opportunity Ukraine.

Ukraine: Geopolitics in Crimea

Odessablog writes that “the macro-geopolitical battle over Ukraine between the EU and Russia” is at its most intense in Crimea.

Ukraine, EU: Visa Regime “Like Modern Berlin Wall”

Anatoliy Martsynovski of BlogActiv.eu writes that the visa regime is one of the most important and most sensitive issues in the EU-Ukraine relations: “It is quite true that for us...

France, Africa: Suitcases Filled with Cash Expose the Françafrique Connection

In the wake of the Dominique Strauss Kahn scandal, a new furore is now rocking France and the upcoming 2012 French presidential campaign. Robert Bourgi, a shady lawyer and advisor...

Tunisia: Bloggers Join Election Race

Tunisians will head to the polls to elect a national constituent assembly which will be in charge of writing their country's new constitution on October 23. Afef Abrougui reports on...

Yemen: A Massacre Streamed Live Online

A massacre is being witnessed live, tweet by tweet, in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Yemeni Security forces opened fire on protesters, killing at least 22 and injuring hundreds more so...

Yemen to the Rest of the World: Silence Kills!

Yemenis have been protesting for democracy and dignity since February 11. Their struggle is being faced with excessive violence by the regime and a deafening silence from the world. Noon...

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