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Veronica Khokhlova · September, 2007

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 September, 2007

Ukraine: Election Coverage

For the ongoing coverage of today's general election in Ukraine, visit Orange Ukraine (an overview of the day, foreign media coverage roundup and more), and Ukrainiana.

Ukraine: “Who's Who in Political Advertising”

Taras of Ukrainiana has collected videos of campaign advertising by seven Ukrainian blocs and parties – and has translated their messages into English. An invaluable resource for anyone who would...

Romania: Esquire Magazine, Issue #2

Owlspotting comments on the second issue of Esquire Romania.

Poland, Ireland: Politics Comparison

Our Man in Gdansk compares “Polish politics and normal, Irish politics.”

Poland: Football, Language, and Journalism

Our Man in Gdansk writes about one Argentine football player's attempt to learn Polish.

Ukraine: Bookmaker's Predictions

LEvko of Foreign Notes posts a bookmaker's predictions on the outcome of Sept. 30 vote – and makes his own.

Ukraine: Bewildered in Kyiv

Carpetblogger exposes Kyiv's bewildering dimension.

Poland: The Women's Party

The beatroot and Dr. Sean's Diary write about the Women's Party of Poland.

Czech Republic: “Tabloid Transitions”

Dr. Sean's Diary critiques Transitions Online‘s “confused tabloidy democratization writing” on the Czech politics.

Moldova: Transnistria 2

Douglas Muir of A Fistful of Euros posts the second installment on Transnistria.

Ukraine: For Sale on eBay

Orange Ukraine reports on how someone tried to sell Ukraine on eBay – and about the Sept. 30 vote: “The undecided, the casting of votes to smaller parties, the votes...

Ukraine: Political Mess

Foreign Notes roundups a few news reports that reveal “the mess the country is in, which could endanger its democratic development.”

Ukraine: Unresolved Cases

Mark MacKinnon writes about two unresolved cases that don't do any good to president Yushchenko's image at home and abroad: the 2000 murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze and Yushchenko's 2004...

Ukraine: Sept. 30 Vote

Mark MacKinnon writes about the upcoming Sept. 30 vote: “Pity the ordinary Ukrainians who are trapped in this never-ending tug-of-war.”

Ukraine, the EU: Neighbors vs Members

Orange Ukraine writes: “Ukrainians are dealing with the difference between being a member of the EU and being an EU neighbor and they don't like it.”

Ukraine: Agrarian Marketing Project

Ukraine List links to a resource that explains why, among other things, Ukraine's lettuce market is “weak” and this year's carrot supply is insufficient.

Ukraine: Kyiv Pre-Election Pics

A few pre-election photos from Kyiv – from Michelle of Greetings from Kyiv.

Ukraine: Awaiting Election Fraud

Foreign Notes writes: “Accusations and counter-accusations of cheating by the main political protagonists are reducing the chances of the September 30th VR elections being conducted fairly and producing a result...

Ukraine: Kyiv Restaurants

Carpetblogger reviews “four restaurants in Kyiv that are not awful.”

Russia: Nashi

Darkness at Noon writes about the pro-Kremlin youth movement Nashi and the impact they may have on Russia's political development.

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