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Latest posts by Lyndon

22 July 2008

Abkhazia, Georgia: “Home”

As everyone seems to be talking about an impending war over Abkhazia, here is a translation of a post by LiveJournal blogger cyxymu, a Georgian who spent his childhood in...

16 July 2008

Russia: “The New Elite”

Lyndon Allin translates part of a discussion on how to get a job - and an education - in Russia today.

15 July 2008

Transnistria: Voices of Tiraspol

In recent years, it seems like a solution to Moldova's long-unresolved secessionist conflict is always being forecast but never quite materializes. Meanwhile, the people who live in the unrecognized Transnistria...

1 March 2008

Russia: “An Echo of Moscow”

Lyndon Allin translates a piece by Roman Gruzov that was supposed to appear in the Moscow weekly Bolshoi Gorod, but instead was published on BG's editor's blog.

20 October 2007

The War in Abkhazia – ‘Cyxymu’ Remembers

Blogger cyxymu - whose Russian-language blog is devoted to the “memories of Sukhumi, the war and the pain” - spent the second half of September marking the 14th anniversary of...

10 October 2007

Waiting in the PMR

Lyndon Allin translates a few posts by bloggers from the PMR, "the secessionist entity (or de facto state, depending on your preferred terminology) located along Moldova's eastern border on a...

4 June 2007

More on Moldovans in Italy

Lyndon Allin translates another blog comment about Moldovans living and working in Italy - this time by a commenter named Snejana: "…when I write about Moldova I get very emotional,...

3 June 2007

Russia, Georgia: Visas, Wine and the WTO

I've translated a post by cyxymu, apropos of Russia easing some of the visa restrictions on Georgians (possibly related to Georgia's role in Russia's WTO accession). Having a visa regime...

29 March 2007

Americans in Moldova; Moldovans in Italy…

Alexandru Culiuc's weblog is one of the best in the Moldovan blogosphere – probably the one I enjoy reading the most, and happily it has an owner and readership that...