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Veronica Khokhlova · November, 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 November, 2007

Slovenia: Piran; Future of Foreign Correspondents

Jennifer Dorroh posts pictures of Piran and links to her article in the American Journalism Review on how “multimedia journalists may change the definition of ‘foreign correspondent’.”

Romania: Equire, Issue 4

Owlspotting announces issue #4 of the Romanian edition of Esquire.

Poland, Ukraine: Convicts’ Contribution to Euro 2012?

The beatroot writes: “Poland has to build six new stadiums before co-hosting with Ukraine the Euro 2012 football tournament. Problem is, many of its construction workers are in the UK...

Poland: “U-Turn in Foreign Policy”

The beatroot writes about a “u-turn in foreign policy” initiated by Poland's new PM: “Relations with Russia […] have not been good over the last two years of the Law...

Lithuania: Russian Diaspora

Lituanica writes about the Russian diaspora in Lithuania.

Latvia, Lithuania: Rallies Against Low Wages

Latvian Abroad writes about protest rallies against low wages in Lithuania and Latvia.

Russia, Ukraine: On to the Next Round

A Fistful of Euros comments on the upcoming election in Russia and the newly-formed coalition in Ukraine: “Soon we will know the players in the inevitable next round of wrangles...

Ukraine: Ani Lorak

Ukrainian Musical Matters writes about pop singer Ani Lorak.

Ukraine: The Coalition, At Last

Orange Ukraine reports on the formation of the long-awaited ‘democratic coalition’ – and the disappearance of Yulia Tymoshenko's famous braid.

Russia: “Enemies of Russia”=”Enemies of the People”?

Window on Eurasia writes: “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s characterization of his political opponents and those standing behind them as ‘the enemies of Russia’ has sparked a discussion among his supporters...

Russia: Video Interview With Ludmila Alekseeva

Robert Amsterdam posts a YouTube interview with human rights activist Ludmila Alekseeva (in Russian, with English subtitles).

Russia: Legitimizing Election Results

Perspectives on the new Russia writes about ways to legitimizing the election results.

Russia: ‘Civilized’ Falsifying

TOL's Elections in Russia cites a Russian blogger's post on ways “to falsify the elections in a more ‘civilized’ manner.”

Russia: Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya

De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis and Executed Today write about the myths surrounding life and death of Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya.

Russia: Minor Attacks on the Opposition

De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis posts another pre-election update that covers some virtual and real-life attacks on the opposition.

Russia: Peter Nalitch

Siberian Light writes about Peter Nalitch, Russia's “homegrown star to match Borat”: “Seriously – who could resist the charming Nalitch as he croons “Gitarrr, Gitarrr, Gitarrr, jump to my yaguarrr,...

Russia: ‘The Coast of Utopia’ by Tom Stoppard

Moscow Through Brown Eyes reviews Tom Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia, a play that “endeavors to paint a portrait of the lives and thought of several major mid-century Russian-thinkers (Herzen,...

Estonia: Tallinn and “Devaluation Scare”

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonia's capital and the recent “devaluation scare”: “To your average Estonian, who is female, speaks Estonian as a first language, doesn't live in Tallinn, and...

Czech Republic: Discussion of Actress’ Son's Death Banned

When a Czech actress’ infant son died, a number of Czech newspapers closed down discussions of this story on their sites, a step the Czech Daily Word disapproves of: “Being...

Czech Republic: Lawmakers on Buses and the Law

Czech PMs “will no longer ride for free on bus lines operated by private companies,” the Czech Daily Word reports.

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