March 2004: Online Issue II
For Leonid Kuchma every day is like Christmas: Presents from Ukrainian people are on his daily agenda. Myroslava Keryk from Lviv unwraps some of Kuchma’s gifts for you.
The compensation from the funds for forced labour arrives in Ukraine 60 years after the atrocities committed by Nazi Germany have taken place. But the victims confront envy from their neighbours, like Tatjana Doduch. Read more
About reforms and Roma riots. As reforms cut the welfare social benefits by fifty percent, part of the Roma minority reacted violently with heavy riots. Read Marek Canek’s article and interviews made with two members of the association of social field workers in Slovakia about the current situation. Read more
Visit the Encyclopedia, the brand new Plotki Project. It highlights the cultural and social significance of events, places, people, food, films, books or other objects in central-eastern Europe. Plotki means rumours and the encyclopedia is an ideal medium of spreading them.
Plotkists don’t let their books collect dust and mould on the bookshelf. No Way! We read them and recycle them. We send them on journeys. Read more about our new book project…