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New at TOL:                                                                      Friday, 11 February 2011
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Top Stories:
1: Russian Unorthodox: Blind Teaching the Blind
2: Conflict & Diplomacy: What Do Moldovans Want?
3: Society: The Last Gulag (subscribers only)
4: Economy & Business: Customs Union Portal or Smugglers’ Paradise?
5: Society: Of Palaces and Politics
6: Economy & Business: What Medvedev Didn’t Say

Editors’ Blog:
When Naomi Met Vlad

From the Archive:
Five years ago: Everyone Running (subscribers only)
Ten years ago: Collecting Scalps (subscribers only)
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1: Russian Unorthodox: Blind Teaching the Blind
For many Russian children with special needs, their schooling options come down to
bad or none.
By Galina Stolyarova
10 February 2011
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2: Conflict & Diplomacy: What Do Moldovans Want?
As their leaders bargain over gas prices, visas, and trade with Eastern and Western
powers, ordinary people know they have a tough choice to make.By Grigore Brinza10 February 2011
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3: Society: The Last Gulag
Those dreadful, Soviet-era orphanages still exist in Lithuania, thanks in part to
that country’s so-called pro-family policies.By Violeta Davoliute9 February 2011
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4: Economy & Business: Customs Union Portal or Smugglers’ Paradise?
A Kazakh-Chinese border post will soon be a gateway to the Russian market and a
link in a spreading Eurasian transport network. From EurasiaNet.
9 February 2011
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5: Society: Of Palaces and Politics
Skopje’s obsession with Macedonia’s disputed past this time leads to a tiny village
on the Greek border.By Ljubica Grozdanovska Dimishkovska8 February 2011
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6: Economy & Business: What Medvedev Didn’t Say
Medvedev went to Davos despite the airport bomb to reassure investors. But his
presence alone was no substitute for plain speaking. From openDemocracy.By Dmitri Travin8 February 2011
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Editors’ Blog:

When Naomi Met Vlad
Andrew Fenwick
8 Feb 2011
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From the Archive:
Five years ago: Everyone Running
The first local elections since Macedonia devolved power to local governments are a
test for the country’s fractured, and fractious, parties.
by Biljana Stavrova and Robert Alagjozovski
7 February 2005

Ten years ago: Collecting Scalps
Will Nazdratenko’s Putin-pressured fall change anything for the better in the Russian
Far East?
by Russell Working and Nonna Chernyakova
14 February 2001