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Veronica Khokhlova · April, 2008

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 April, 2008

Soviet History: Samizdat Anniversary

Window on Eurasia writes about the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Soviet samizdat publication, the Chronicle of Current Events.

Estonia, Russia: Bronze Soldier Crisis Anniversary

Vilhelm Konnander posts an extensive analysis of the issues surrounding the first anniversary of the Estonian Bronze Soldier crisis.

Poland: Prince Charles’ Visit

Polandian reports on Prince Charles’ visit to Poland.

Hungary: The New Cabinet

Hungarian Spectrum writes about the new Hungarian cabinet.

Serbia, EU: SAA Signed

Balkan Anarchist, Byzantine Blog, and Srebrenica Genocide Blog blog about the signing of the EU's Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) with Serbia today.

Czech Republic: Opinion Polls

Dr. Sean's Diary writes about a poll on who the Czechs’ “least favoured [groups] of potential neighbours” are.

Russia: May 9 Parade Rehearsal

LJ user m_i_s_t_e_r_x_1 posts pictures of some of the fighting vehicles that will be displayed during the May 9 parade in Moscow. LJ user zaxarman posts a picture from the...

Serbia, EU: More on SAA

Greater Surbiton writes about the relations between the EU and Serbia.

Ukraine: Privatization Confrontation

Orange Ukraine posts a roundup on Ukraine, which includes an examination of the confrontation between president Yushchenko and PM Tymoshenko over privatization. A close-up on an earlier privatization case is...

Europe: RFL/RL Hacked

James of Robert Amsterdam's blog reports on the hack attack on Radio Free Europe's sites.

Hungary: Opinion Polls on Economy

Hungarian Spectrum writes about how, according to two polls, “Hungarians perceive their own and the country's economic situation and prospects.”

Ukraine: Chernobyl

Belatedly, a link to Ukrainiana‘s extensive post on the 22nd anniversary of Chernobyl.

Ukraine: Velykden

Ukrainiana writes about the celebration of Easter in Ukraine.

Ukraine: BBC Pulls Story on Hitler Doll From the Web

Kyiv Scoop reports that BBC's website has removed a story about the Hitler doll controversy.

Slovakia: Hotel Kyjev

The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia writes about plans to demolish Hotel Kyjev in Bratislava: “Though I agree that buildings like the Hotel Kyjev are part of Slovakia’s history,...

Russia: Moscow and NYC

Two-Zero explains why Moscow is not “the new New York.”

Poland: Tolerance March

The beatroot writes about this year's Tolerance March in Krakow.

Poland: Gorbachev vs John Paul II?

The beatroot writes about the publication of “a politburo document, signed by Mikhail Gorbachev, which appears to warrant a KGB contract killing on John Paul II.”

Lithuania: Bicycles in Vilnius

Babel in Vilnius writes on how to turn Vilnius into a bicycle-friendly city.

Hungary: “Goy Bikers”

Hungarian Spectrum writes about “Goy Bikers” and the “resurgence of neo-nazi activism.”

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