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Veronica Khokhlova · November, 2009

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 November, 2009

Russia: At Least 25 People Killed in the ‘Neva Express’ Train Crash

An express train traveling from Moscow to St. Petersburg derailed at 9:34 PM on Friday, Nov. 27, near the town of Bologoye, killing at least 25 people. Below are some...

Russia: Blogging the Winter in Yakutia

Winter is yet to arrive in much of Europe, but one of its geopolitical attributes is already back in the spotlight: fears of disruptions of Russian gas deliveries are growing...

Ukraine: News and Views Roundup

Hungary: More on Imre Kertész's Interview

Czech Republic, Slovakia: Velvet Revolution, 20 Years On

Russia: Medvedev's Speech and IT; Twitter and the Police

Russia: Forbes Website

Slovenia, Russia: Thoughts on Blogging

Russia: Quarantine in Yekaterinburg

Ukraine: Updates on the Flu Epidemic

CEE: The Berlin Wall

Russia: 1999 Chechen Diary, Part 4

CEE: Recycling & Bicycles, Energy Consumption, and More

Finland: The Language Issue

U.S., Europe: Immigrant Writing; Diaspora Mentality

Russia: Luzhkov vs NYTimes; “Destruction of Old Moscow”

U.S.: Redesign Of Vladimir Nabokov's Book Covers

Russia: Videos of Ulyanovsk Arms Depot Blasts

Ukraine: Flu Stats, Panic, Gauze Masks (and Some Lingerie)

According to Ukraine's Health Ministry, 1,031,597 people in Ukraine have fallen ill with "flu, acute respiratory illness and their complications (pneumonia, etc.)" between Oct. 29 and Nov. 9 - and...

Ukraine: Flu and Politics

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