The past week in Belarus has been marked by two events: the regular meeting of applause on Wednesday, July 20, and the July 21 demonstration by motorists protesting the rise in petrol prices. Read More »
Since the Wednesday July 6th demonstration of applause in Belarus, a phenomenon that is being increasingly covered by the international media, the organizers of the Revolution through the Social Networks announced in communities on VKontakte and Facebook that they are changing strategy. Read More »
An article by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty discusses the “silent protests” organized through social networks in Belarus, as covered here last week by Net Prophet blogger Alaksiej Lavoncyk.
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Moldova is currently in the thick of two rounds of local elections and is inundated with all the complex political dynamics and exchange associated with the period. The first round of municipal elections occurred 5 June, and the second round will take place this Sunday, 19 June.
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Welcome to Net Prophet, a blog produced by Transitions that will be providing updates and analysis on the latest in new media and IT developments across Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
For years now, we’ve been reading the fascinating information that our project managers have been sending it from the field for grant reports, and felt it was a pity that only a few donors were privy to such updates. It has also seemed to us that blogs on new media/tech development rarely cover this part of the world, even though a wealth of interesting stuff is happening out there on the ground, with very little press internationally. Read More »