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New at TOL:                                                             Tuesday, 19 October 2010
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Top Stories:

1: The Fourth Estate: Certified: This Column Contains No More Than 27% Bad News
2: From the Archives: Russia Meets Its Matriarchs
3: Our Take: End of Discussion
4: Society: The Shadow of the Cross
5: Society: Losing the Faith?
 
From the Archive:

Five years ago: Splitting Up in Confusion
Ten years ago: Bolshoi Perestroika
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New TOL Special Report: “Kyrgyzstan: Revolutionary Cycles”
 
A 36-page report featuring eyewitness reports and analysis of ethnic unrest,
geographical divisions, and abuse of power in Kyrgyzstan from 2003–2010.
Available now for $36/€25.
Click here for details.
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1: The Fourth Estate: Certified: This Column Contains No More Than 27% Bad News
A politician continues his crusade against bad practice and bad taste in the
Romanian media. His worries are real, but his solution borders on the absurd.
By Marius Dragomir
18 October 2010
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2: From the Archives: Russia Meets Its Matriarchs
More than a decade on from its greatest accomplishments, an association of
mothers is still accomplishing things in Russia that few other civil society
groups can boast of.By Amy Caiazza18 October 2010
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3: Our Take: End of Discussion
Kyrgyzstan’s elections were peaceful and pluralistic. And they may have
taken the country even further from reconciliation.
By TOL
15 October 2010
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4: Society: The Shadow of the Cross
Though perhaps not a sign of increasing secularization, the ruckus over the
presidential cross in Warsaw did show a more widespread willingness to
criticize the church.By Brian Porter-Szucs15 October 2010
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5: Society: Losing the Faith?
Any conclusions about Polish Catholicism based on this summer’s cross
controversy are likely to be as superficial as previous stereotypes about
the country and its church.By Gregory Slysz15 October 2010
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From the Archive:
Five years ago: Splitting Up in Confusion
Conflicting signals surround Montenegro’s independence bid.
by Aida Ramusovic
27 October 2005

Ten years ago: Bolshoi Perestroika
The renovation of Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater is perhaps the institution’s most dramatic and intrigued-filled performance yet.
by Ana Uzelac
9 October 2000