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New at TOL:                                Friday, 17 September 2010
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Top Stories:


1: Philanthropy: Ukraine’s Gift Horse
2: Russian Unorthodox: Shameful Exercise
3: New EU: What Did You Do in the War, Istvan?
4: Politics: Nationalist Card in Play as Kyrgyzstan Looks
Ahead to Elections
5:  Philanthropy: Giving Ground
6: Opinion: Medvedev’s Open Society

From the Archive:

Five years ago: Turn Right for Poland
Ten years ago: The Resounding Disappointment of Exposing the
President

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1: Philanthropy: Ukraine’s Gift Horse
As the country’s richest man becomes a major philanthropist, many
question his motives. Other’s say they don’t matter. Third in a
series.
By Christine Demkowych
16 September 2010
http://www.tol.org/client/article/21801-ukraines-gift-horse.html

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2: Russian Unorthodox: Shameful Exercise
Brave Internet users are trying to end Russian serfdom for good,
150 years after it was outlawed.
By Galina Stolyarova
16 September 2010
http://www.tol.org/client/article/21802-shameful-exercise.html

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3: New EU: What Did You Do in the War, Istvan?
Experience of life in the old East bloc comes in handy for troops
and diplomats posted to Afghanistan.
By Balint Szlanko
15 September 2010
http://www.tol.org/client/article/21793-what-did-you-do-in-the-war-istvan.ht
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4: Politics: Nationalist Card in Play as Kyrgyzstan Looks
Ahead to Elections
The Kyrgyz president urges parties not to politicize ethnic issues
ahead of the 10 October parliamentary elections. From EurasiaNet.
By Ulan Temirov
15 September 2010
http://www.tol.org/client/article/21798-nationalist-card-in-play-as-kyrgyzst
an-looks-ahead-to-elections.html

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5:  Philanthropy: Giving Ground
In the Czech Republic and Slovakia, new technologies that make
charity as easy as reaching for your mobile are replacing Western
aid as a key philanthropic engine. Second in a series.
By Lucie Kavanova
14 September 2010
http://www.tol.org/client/article/21789-giving-ground.html

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6: Opinion: Medvedev’s Open Society
The Russian leader calls on his fellow citizens to build a better
democracy but at the same time not to stray beyond
“clearly-established legal boundaries.”
14 September 2010
http://www.tol.org/client/article/21790-medvedevs-open-society.html

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From the Archive:

Five years ago: Turn Right for Poland
Analysts have long been writing obituaries for Poland’s left.
They should soon have a chance to print them.
By Wojciech Kosc
23 September 2005
http://www.tol.org/client/article/14897-turn-right-for-poland.html

Ten years ago: The Resounding Disappointment of Exposing the
President
Moscow Times reporter Yevgenia Borisova talks to TOL about her
investigation into Russian presidential election fraud.
By TOL
18 September 2000
http://www.tol.org/client/article/268-the-resounding-disappointment-of-expos
ing-the-president.html