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Veronica Khokhlova · September, 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 September, 2008

Slovenia: Election Results

Dr. Sean's Diary writes about the results of the election in Slovenia.

Czech Republic: EU Presidency

Dr. Sean's Diary writes about the Czech Republic’s forthcoming Presidency of the EU.

Slovakia: Hungarian Minority

Central Europe Activ writes about political views of the Hungarian minority in Slovakia.

Serbia: Fake Obits of Javier Solana

Central Europe Activ cites an item from “an award-winning Hungarian language blog of Serbian expats” on the fake Javier Solana obits that appeared “on Kosovo Street and around the Serbian...

Belarus: The Election

Pre- and post-election insight from Belarus – at Andrei Khrapavitski's Belarusan American Blog, here and here: “Both the govt and the opposition elite cared more about the exterior, much less...

Montenegro: Independence, 2 1/2 Years On

A Fistful of Euros re-visits the issue of Montenegrin independence: “But, you know: it’s not an economic basket case. Independence was not a disaster.”

Russophone Bloggers Discuss the U.S. Presidential Candidates

Last week, Israel-based LJ user avva asked his Russophone readers - some of whom are eligible to vote in the upcoming U.S. election - whether they supported Barack Obama or...

Russia: Trezvost'/Sobriety

Russian Blog explains the usage of the Russian word trezvost’ (“sobriety”).

U.S.: Russian Woman's View of a U.S. Church

Russian History Blog translates a U.S.-based Russian woman's tirade about a local church she has to attend because she “[wants] to please [her] husband.”

Ukraine: A Letter to Russia by Milli Firqa Party Member

Window on Eurasia writes about media coverage and politicians’ reactions to a letter sent by one of the members of a small Crimean Tatar party to presidents of Russia and...

Russia: Sakhalin Salmon

White Sun of the Desert writes about “the Sakhalin salmon run” season: “This is a time when huge nets are slung across river-mouths to be lifted by crane and emptied...

Poland, U.S.: Sikorski in Chicago

Impressions of a recent Chicago speech by Poland's foreign minister Radosław Sikorski – at The 8th Circle.

Albania: EU's Visa Regime Liberalisation

Albanian Blogger posts a note on the much-awaited liberalisation of the EU’s visa regime for Albanian citizens.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Setback in the Srebrenica Survivors’ Search for Justice”

Samaha posts a detailed update on the outcome of the case brought by Srebrenica survivors against the Dutch state.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Speak Out Against Dutch Court's Decision

Kirk Johnson of Americans For Bosnia notes that “a Dutch civil court sided with the Dutch state and dismissed the case against the Netherlands for their failure to prevent Srebrenica...

Bulgaria: A New Blog

Petya of Bighead announces a new blog project: How to Marry a Bulgarian.

Central Europe: Cheap Travel

The Czech Daily Word writes about the wonderful travel opportunities that Central European citizens enjoy, now that the borders are open and cheap plane tickets are available.

Poland: Krakow, Now and Then

Photos of ten Krakow buildings, now and then (100 years ago) – at Polandian.

Hungary: Another Study On the “Extreme Right”

Hungarian Spectrum reviews a study of history and “prejudices” of the Hungarian “extreme right.”

Poland, Russia, U.S.: A “New Cold War” or Not?

The beatroot hosts a discussion of the Polish-Russian-American relationship in the aftermath of the Russian-Georgian conflict.

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