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New at TOL:                                       Friday, 24 September 2010
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Top Stories:

1: Balkan Eye: Cardboard Nationalists
2: Economy & Business: Unquiet Flows the Don
3: Philanthropy: A Bridge Over Troubled Waters
4: Education: Georgia Launches Program to Create a Nation of English Speakers
5: Philanthropy: With Charity Toward Some
6: Society: Out of the Classroom, Into the Fields

From the Archive:

Five years ago: Making Lukashenka Think Twice
Ten years ago: A How-To Guide for Russian Newspapers

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— Announcement:  TOL Courses

– Improving the Coverage of Ethnic and other Minorities
– Foreign Correspondent
– Multimedia Reporting
– Photojournalism

More details on the TOL training website

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1: Balkan Eye:Cardboard Nationalists
For the leaders of Bosnia’s Serbs and Muslims, not making things worse, but
not making things better, has paid off handsomely. Don’t expect next week’s
elections to change that.
By Tihomir Loza
23 September 2010

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2: Economy & Business: Unquiet Flows the Don
Under a dynamic new governor handpicked by the Kremlin, sleepy Rostov region
is poised to become the hub of southern Russia.
By Nikolay Protsenko
23 September 2010

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3: Philanthropy: A Bridge Over Troubled Waters
In Tajikistan, the Aga Khan’s philanthropy and investment has raised hospitals,
hotels, colleges, crops – and in some quarters, suspicion. Fifth in a series.By Sarvinoz Akram22 September 2010

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4: Education: Georgia Launches Program to Create a Nation of English Speakers
Mikheil Saakashvili pledges that all Georgian pupils will speak English as their
second language by 2014.
From EurasiaNet.By Molly Corso22 September 2010
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5: Philanthropy: With Charity Toward Some
The head of a leading Russian charity for charities on the state of post-Soviet giving.By Andy Markowitz21 September 2010

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6: Society: Out of the Classroom, Into the Fields
One brave activist shows that after years of public shaming and wan denials,
Uzbekistan is still sending its children into the cotton fields. By BBC Monitoring21 September 2010

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From the Archive:

Five years ago: Making Lukashenka Think Twice
Has Poland’s policy toward Belarus failed? No. The real failure is the European
Union’s policy.
By Vitali Silitski
25 August 2005

Ten years ago: A How-To Guide for Russian Newspapers
Two Russian journalists examine the country’s print media readership, and what
it takes to make A Newspaper for All Russia.
By Laura Belin
28 August 2000