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Veronica Khokhlova · June, 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 June, 2008

Lithuania: Police on Segway

LJ user navalny posts a picture and writes (RUS) that police officers in a Baltic Sea resort town of Palanga, Lithuania, ride around on Segways.

The Balkans: Michael J. Totten's Travelogue

Michael J. Totten of Middle East Journal writes about and posts photos from his recent trip through the Balkans (93 comments); LimbicNutrition Weblog posts his response to Totten.

Russia: Blog Roundup

Russia blogs roundup – at Siberian Light.

Russia: Media on the eXile

Sean's Russia Blog reviews media coverage of the “eXile Affair.”

Russia: Euro 2008

Ger Clancy, aka The Irishman, is guestblogging at Sean's Russia Blog about the Russian football team's performance at Euro 2008 – here and here.

Russia: Dostoevsky Museums

Josefina of Russian Blog visits Dostoevsky Museum in Moscow – and writes briefly about the other six, in St. Petersburg, Staraya Russa, Darovoye, Novokuznetsk, Omsk, and Semipalatinsk.

U.S., Russia: Satender Singh Murder Trial Update

Moscow Through Brown Eyes posts an update on the Satender Singh murder trial in northern California: “a deadlock on the major hate-crime charge and two convictions on misdemeanor charges of...

Russia: Yavlinsky Steps Down

Grigory Yavlinsky steps down as Yabloko Party's leader – “a bigger deal in the international press than in Russian papers,” FP's Passport reports.

Belarus: Food

Darkness at Noon writes about Belarusian cuisine.

Russia, Ukraine: Energy Issues

Kremlin.Inc posts his presentation on Ukraine's energy policy; Robert Amsterdam writes on Gazprom and Anatoly Chubais.

Poland: More on Lech Wałęsa

A debate on Lech Wałęsa continues at Polandian: “a hero / a lesser hero / a traitor. Choose your title.” Raf Uzar posts on the controversy as well.

Poland: Warsaw Ghetto, Then and Now, Part II

Polandian continues the virtual “tour of what’s left to see of the Warsaw ghetto.”

Serbia: Belgrade River Pollution

LimbicNutrition Weblog writes about the sorry state of Belgrade's rivers.

Macedonia, Greece: More on the Conflict

Say: Macedonia discusses a Spiegel article on the Greek-Macedonian conflict and writes about a case brought by the Aegean Macedonian refugees before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Lithuania: Missile Defence Alternative?

Lituanica writes about rumors that Lithuania has offered to deploy elements of the U.S. anti-missile shield, “as an alternative to Poland.”

Hungary: Open Letter to Austria

Pestiside.hu writes an angry letter to Austria, “on behalf of Hungary.”

Hungary: “National Pride”

Hungarian Spectrum writes about the “puzzling” issue of “national pride.”

Hungary: Gyurcsány Government's “Half Time”

Hungarian Spectrum writes about successes and failures of Gyurcsány government at what some people think is its half time (and others don't).

Lithuania: Soviet and Nazi Symbol Ban

Itching for Eestimaa thinks that Lithuania's recent decision “to ban both Soviet and Nazi symbols, as well as national anthems, is […] a mistake.”

Estonia: Tartu's Snail Tower

AnTyx compares Tartu's Snail Tower to other cities’ modern architecture.

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