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.
Latest posts by Veronica Khokhlova from February, 2008
Reluctant Dragon and Gray Falcon offer two different perspectives on what it feels like being a Serb in the United States following Kosovo's declaration of independence.
Window on Eurasia writes about the Russians’ reaction to the news of Prince Harry's military service in Afghanistan.
A roundup on Russia's upcoming presidential election: Mark MacKinnon writes on the 72 percent “target” for Medvedev; Megan Case writes about the reasons NOT to vote; Robert Amsterdam writes about...
Balkan Anarchist writes at length about “the utter lack of inter-ethnic dialogue between Serbs and Albanians” in Kosovo.
De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis writes about “February 29 in Russian history. Not an everyday day.”
The Czech Daily Word writes about the Czech foreign minister, whose full title is “His Serene Highness The Prince of Schwarzenberg, Count of Sulz, Princely Landgrave in Klettgau and Duke...
East Ethnia reposts a photo of a new window presented to the Slovenian embassy by “the students of Belgrade.”
Foreign Notes writes about Yulia Tymoshenko's illness and other problems.
Belgrade 2.0 posts a selection of photoshopped Kosovo-related parodies and writes: “If there’s one thing I always appreciated about Serbia and it’s turbulent times, it’s the people’s strenght to find...
Window on Eurasia writes about the Russians who can't afford medical care.
The Czech Daily Word writes about how the Czech health minister's saved a pedestrian's life.
Ukrainiana writes about president Yushchenko's views on Ukrainian public education.
Robert Amsterdam links to a YouTube video of Hillary Clinton trying to pronounce Dmitry Medvedev's last name.
The Czech Daily Word links to a Czech-language blog of a Czech soldier stationed in Iraq.
According to Belgrade 2.0, Serbia's capital has mysteriously disappeared from Facebook: “Anyway, there are couple of groups now fighting to get Serbian cities back on the list of hometowns, since...
Moscow Through Brown Eyes reviews the coverage of a recent surge in ethnically-motivated violence in Moscow: “A month ago in my relatively sleepy bedroom community, a young Tadzhik citizen was...
Leopolis reports on what looks like yet another Russian-Ukrainian gas war.