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Veronica Khokhlova · October, 2006

I'm a Kyiv native; divide my time between Kyiv, Moscow, Istanbul and the Croatian island of Vis; lived in St. Petersburg in 2003-2005; attended Rutgers University in 1993-94, did my master's in journalism at the University of Iowa in 1996-98.

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Latest posts by Veronica Khokhlova from October, 2006

Poland: News and Opinion

The beatroot writes about media freedom in the EU, the fear of the Polish plumber (again; 70 comments so far), a Sudanese woman giving birth on a bus in Warsaw,...

Slovakia: “Stupid” Things by Politicians

Deleted by Tomorrow covers some of the “stupid” things said recently by Slovak politicians.

Slovenia: Ghost Cows

The Glory of Carniola writes about Slovenian ghost cows and a World Cup broadcast lawsuit.

Ukraine: Andrei Kurkov

Ukraine Study Tour blog writes about Ukrainian writer Andrei Kurkov and Ukrainian literature.

Ukraine: Change of Seasons

Carpetblogger writes about the change of seasons in Kyiv.

Russia: Youth Extremism

Sean's Russia Blog writes about youth extremism.

Russia: War Memorial

Copydude posts pictures of a WWII memorial in Novgorod.

Estonia: History

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonia's history.

Czech Republic: Another Scandal

Arellanes.com translates another article on yet another political scandal.

Belarus: News Roundup

TOL's Belarus Blog writes about yet another arrest; prize for Milinkevich, and the Belarusian language museum.

Macedonia: Joining the EU

Neretva River writes about Macedonia's plans to join the EU.

Serbia: The Referendum

Blog coverage of the referendum on the new Serbian constitution: at East Ethnia, here and here; at South East Europe Online, here; at Belgrade 2.0, here, here and here; at...

Bulgaria: The Tripoli Six Update

Declan Butler posts an update on “the buildup of international pressure” in the Tripoli Six case.

Russia: LJ and Politics

On October 25, International Herald Tribune published Evgeny Morozov's opinion piece on the recent developments in the Russian blogosphere. On his blog – Sharp & Sound: Perspectives On Modern Politics...

Poland: Yet Another Party

The beatroot writes about yet another political party about to appear on Poland's political scene.

Ukraine: Another Wedding Video

Dykun posts a 2005 video from a wedding in the town of Pidhajtsi, Ternopil region of Ukraine.

Belarus: A Wedding Dancer

A rather amusing video from a Belarusian wedding party causes a rather serious discussion about the country's present and future, reports TOL's Belarus Blog.

Russia: TsUM, Golden Telecom, VTB

Snowsquare writes about shopping at Moscow's TsUM and the rebranding of Golden Telecom and VneshTorgBank.

Russia: Tap Water

Copydude writes about tap water in Russia: “As everyone knows, if you invite a plumber to your Soviet apartment, he will invariably ask you to close either the brown or...

Russia: Anastas Mikoyan

Russian Marketing Blog writes about Anastas Mikoyam, “the People's Commissar for external and internal trade from 1926 till 1939″ – and the man who “wanted hamburgers to become popular Russian...

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