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Social Media: Europe: Eastern Europe

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Russia’s NGO Law: An Attack on Freedom and Civil Society
The author describes the impact of a recently passed bill that gives the state tight control over NGOs. By Yevgeny Volk. (Heritage Foundation, 5/24/2006) Read More...


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U.S.: Global Human Rights Report Cites Improvements, And Setbacks
Summary and analysis of the latest US Human Rights Report for the post-Soviet area. By Andrew Tully. (RFE/FL, 8 March 2006) Read More...


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Russia: Putin Pushes Energy Expansion Into Central Europe
Article on Russian energy policies vis-a-vis East Europe. By Roman Kupchinsky. (RFE/FL, 6 March 2006) Read More...


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Minority Rights Group International
Working to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities. Read More...


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Georgian Peacekeepers Regiment Departs for Kosovo
Georgian peacekeepers join comrades in Kosovo. (Interfax, 7/16/05) Read More...


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RUSSIA EYES STRONGER CLOUT IN CASPIAN REGION
Russia has pursued a series of separate deals between the Caspian nations. Kazakhstan appears to be most receptive to Russia’s offer of closer economic and strategic cooperation. Read More...


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THE FORMER SOVIET UNION’S NEXT WAVE OF DEMOCRATIZATION
After "people-power" revolutions in Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan, the real tests for democratization in the region are yet to come. More complex challenges and potentially volatile transitions are ... Read More...


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Europe and Russia on post-Soviet territory: before and after referendums
The author argues that the recent failure of the French and Dutch to pass the EU constitution referendum is a sign that the EU alliance is failing. He goes on to predict that many Eastern European na... Read More...


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The Orthodox Are Coming
The Orthodox are becoming increasingly important players in the EU. The article about the compatability of Orthodoxy with Western cultural values and democracy, capitalist economic development and gl... Read More...


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Politics: Women's Insight
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has tried with this survey to identify what change is attributable to the ever greater presence of women in politics and what their qualitative impact has been on p... Read More...


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The monetary framework after accession – a political economy analysis of ERM2
The paper discusses the framework of ERM2 (the exchange rate mechanism of EMU, the Economic and Monetary Union) and its suitability for accession countries / advanced transition economies. By Attila F... Read More...


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Apparent Gas Leak Kills Georgian Premier
Georgian Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania, who helped lead the revolution that toppled the corruption-tainted regime of Eduard Shevardnadze, was killed Thursday by what officials said apparently was gas f... Read More...


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Analysts, Politicians Comment on Georgian Politics after Zhvania’s Death
Observers say that the death of Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania, who was one of the major architects of the country's policy, will trigger shifts in the Georgian political life. The article about the po... Read More...


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DEMOCRACY IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION: 1991-2004
The article about the history of democracy’s introduction in 15 F.S.U. countries, the mixed overall outcome, importance of civil socity and the U.S. role. Few success stories... while the rest of th... Read More...


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CHANGES IN THE CIS: WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2005
Ukraine’s Orange Revolution, Georgia's Rose Revolution, the European Union’s decision to begin membership negotiations with Turkey... The importance of these events and their far-reaching effect on CI... Read More...


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Analysis: Forging Political Alliances In The New Ukraine
Viktor Yushchenko has won presidential election, has survived dioxin poisoning and has led political rebirth in Ukraine but he still faces serious political threats. The article about Mr. Yushchenko'... Read More...


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With US Help, Georgia Gets Its Cake And Eats It, Too
Georgia has made no secret of its desire to get on the fast track towards NATO membership. And Washington seems ready to take steps to hasten the departure of Russian troops and thus to ease Georgia'... Read More...


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A View of the Language of Ethnic Minorities in Science and Higher Education in Macedonia
The origin of citizens in European societies is heterogeneous from ethnical, linguistic, confessional, or a racial aspect. By Maria Milosevska (IA-Forum, 11/08/2004) Read More...


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Analysis: Elections Raise Questions In Bosnia, Serbia, And Slovenia
Voters in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, and Slovenia went to the polls recently and reaffirmed some developing trends, not all of which are necessarily to the liking of their Western partners. (Radio F... Read More...


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Nationalists Lead, Moderates Make Some Gains in Balkan Elections
First official results from elections in three of the countries that once made up Yugoslavia show that nationalists retained their dominance in Bosnia, but moderates made some inroads there and in Ser... Read More...


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One millionth returnee goes home in Bosnia and Herzegovina
One million former refugees and displaced persons have returned home in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the UN refugee agency announced Tuesday, describing it as a significant milestone in the long process of... Read More...


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Bridge between Cultures
Just when Eastern Europeans are at long last joining the club, the West is busy dismantling itself. We say: not so fast. Author encourages Europe and the United States to 'renew their vows' to meet th... Read More...


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Illarionov: Central Bank Fueled Crisis
"Silent socialism" is provoking panic in the Russian banking system, Andrei Illarionov, Putin's top economic adviser warns. (The Moscow Times, 07/09/2004) Read More...


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A New European Divide
Author warns of the new divide in Europe that excludes the former Soviet Union (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus, Moldova and Central Asia) from integrating in the West. By James M. Goldgeier. (... Read More...


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Comrades No More: The Seeds of Change in Eastern Europe
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Christian Democracy Resurgent: Raising the Banner of Faith in Eastern Europe
The Polish elections may signal the dawning of a political force in Central and Eastern Europe-Christian democracy, with emphasis on both words. By Adrian Karatnycky. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/1998) Read More...


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Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States: UNDP's Perspective of Development and Int
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East West Institute
Independent think tank on public policy issues. Mission is ‘to defuse tensions and conflicts that threaten geopolitical stability while building democracy, free enterprise and prosperity in Cent... Read More...


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