All Posts Tagged With: "Eastern Europe"

Global market gains mask long-term economic problems

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Global market gains mask long-term economic problems

Despite the recession, many world financial markets have risen sharply in the last six weeks, but analysts warn that those gains mask the deep economic problems that remain and will continue for some time. Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses the economic outlook for the rest of 2009.

Posted: April 20, 2009 13:33   Comments: 1
Latvians hold their breath with economy on the brink

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Latvians hold their breath with economy on the brink

Worldfocus producer Sally Garner is in Riga, Latvia, reporting on the country’s floundering economy. She writes about how the financial crisis has impacted daily life in Latvia.

Posted: March 6, 2009 12:30   Comments: 8
E.U. rejects massive bailout plan for Eastern Europe

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E.U. rejects massive bailout plan for Eastern Europe

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the rapidly deteriorating economic situation in Eastern Europe and the broader implications of this for Western Europe and the world.

Posted: March 2, 2009 14:13   Comments: 0
After the Fall: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine

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After the Fall: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine

Nearly two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Worldfocus travels to four countries to examine the progress and pains of post-Soviet life.

Posted: November 13, 2008 18:01   Comments: 2
Czech youth unaware of Soviet past

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Czech youth unaware of Soviet past

The younger generation of Czech citizens know little about the Russian invasion and subsequent demonstrations of 1968.

Posted: November 11, 2008 23:21   Comments: 8

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