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New at TOL:                                                                  Friday, 21 January 2011
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Top Stories:

1: Economy & Business: Palace Intrigue in the CEZ Republic
2: Balkan Eye: The Last Man Standing
3: The New EU: Marathon Man (subscribers only)
4: Economy & Business: ‘A Marriage of Sick Giants’
5: Education: A Few Keys Short of a Keyboard
6: Arts & Culture: The Russian Documentary: Endangered Breed

Editors’ Blog:

A dictator’s (almost) secret trip to Brussels
That’s a Wrap! Hungarian Film Industry In Danger

From the Archive:

Five years ago: Uncovering the Past
Ten years ago: Prague Territories: National Conflict and Cultural Innovation in Franz
Kafka’s Fin de Siècle
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— Announcement: 

PANEL DISCUSSION UPDATE – Pavol Demes, former Slovak minister of international
relations, will participant in our panel discussion on Central European democracy,
security and international relations. Details here.
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1: Economy & Business: Palace Intrigue in the CEZ Republic
Czech power generator CEZ is juggling many balls as it
tries to protect its position as the dominant player
in a hugely profitable market.
By Will Conroy
20 January 2011
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2: Balkan Eye: The Last Man Standing
Bosnia is not a “normal” country and the process of
choosing a leader doesn’t stop with the vote count.
By Tihomir Loza
20 January 2011
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3: The New EU: Marathon Man
With a classic technique, Estonia’s premier is guiding
the economy toward modest but sustainable success.
By Martin Ehl
19 January 2011
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4: Economy & Business: ‘A Marriage of Sick Giants’
A limping BP and Russia’s underdeveloped state-owned oil
company head into the Arctic together.
By BBC Monitoring
19 January 2011
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5: Education: A Few Keys Short of a Keyboard
Years after a rocky start to its schools-computerization
effort, Macedonia still struggles to bring its classrooms
into the information age.
By Zaklina Hadzi-Zafirova
18 January 2011
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6: Arts & Culture: The Russian Documentary: Endangered Breed
Lamenting the decline of documentary filmmaking in Russia,
Olga Sherwood examines what it is about Russia that interests
foreign directors. From openDemocracy.
By Olga Sherwood
18 January 2011
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Editors’ Blog:

A dictator’s (almost) secret trip to Brussels
Jeremy Druker
19 Jan 2011

That’s a Wrap! Hungarian Film Industry In Danger
Andrew Fenwick
18 Jan 2011
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From the Archive:

Five years ago: Uncovering the Past
World War II ended more than 60 years ago, but the Roma Holocaust in Slovakia is
only now being recognized.
By Maria Husova
30 January 2006

Ten years ago: Prague Territories: National Conflict and Cultural Innovation in Franz
Kafka’s Fin de Siècle

Reviewed by Jonathan Bolton
22 January 2001