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Veronica Khokhlova · July, 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 July, 2008

Russia: Sexual Harassment

FP's Passport reports on one Russian judge's view of sexual harassment.

Russia: Street Name Changes

Eternal Remont writes about street name changes in Moscow.

Russia: Bashkiria

Dmitri Minaev of De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis describes a recent trip to Bashkiria and posts pictures.

Hungary: Bomb Scare

Hungarian Spectrum writes about bomb scares in Budapest and the response and reactions to the latest one, caused by the discovery of a 2-ton “monster of a bomb.”

U.S., Bulgaria: Julian Tzolov

A Fistful of Euros writes on the case of Julian Tzolov, wanted in the U.S. for “selling auction rate securities (asset-backed bonds with frequent yield resets) to now aggrieved clients....

Czech Republic: Expensive Water

The Czech Daily Word reports on how Czech restaurants are making money on drinking water: “Generally speaking the purchase prices for a .3L bottle of water in wholesale is CZK...

Serbia: Karadžić's Updates

Updates on Radovan Karadžić's case – at Srebrenica Genocide Blog.

Serbia: Karadzic's Case

An update on Radovan Karadzic's case – at East Ethnia.

Serbia: Frontline Club's Live Discussion on Karadžić

From the Frontline announces: “Live discussion about Karadžić tonight Thu 31st July, 7.30pm UK time from the Frontline Club chaired by Ben Brown (BBC). Joining us will be Ed Vulliamy...

Ukraine: “No Place in the EU”?

A Fistful of Euros critiques a “wince-inducingly stupid article” on Ukraine written by “Richard Wagner, a Transylvanian German writer. (Well, former Transylvanian. Like most T-Germans, he emigrated from Romania as...

Serbia: More on Belgrade Rally

Eric Gordy of East Ethnia writes about yesterday's pro-Karadzic rally in Belgrade: “Meanwhile the only element of the meeting that made news was the violent confrontation between skinheads and police,...

Ukraine: EU and NATO

Vitaliy of The 8th Circle writes about a debate on one of the blogs about the role Ukraine should play in the EU and NATO.

Moldova, Ukraine: Floods

A Fistful of Euros writes about “huge floods across southeastern Europe” and the lack of reliable information in English from this region.

Serbia: Liveblogging the Riot

LimbicNutrition Weblog was liveblogging the rioting in Belgrade.

Ukraine: Flooding

Ukrainiana reviews media reports on the flooding in Western Ukraine, which has killed at least 22 people, including six children.

Serbia: Pro-Karadzic Rioting in Belgrade

Balkan File writes about the pro-Karadzic rally in Belgrade and reports that the city's center “now looks a complete mess.”

Hungary: Gas Pipeline and Relations With Russia and the U.S.

Hungarian Spectrum writes about Hungary's negotiations with Russia on the Southern Stream gas pipeline and the effect it is having on the U.S.-Hungarian relations.

Serbia, Russia: Karadzic's and “Russian Energy Imperialism”

James of Robert Amsterdam's Blog is wondering whether “Karadzic arrest [could be] a response to Russian energy imperialism.”

Russia: The Mechel Affair

Updates on PM Vladimir Putin's attack on the steel and coal giant Mechel – at Robert Amsterdam's Blog (here, here, and here).

Ukraine: Battles for Dniproenergo

Kremlin, Inc. writes about the battles for Dniproenergo: “Of course, while they may make for interesting reading, such events are not very helpful for Ukraine’s business world…”

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