Fonera and OpenWrt

Recently I discovered that I still had a Fonera FON2100 WiFi router lying around. These simple routers (one ethernet port and one antenna) were distributed by the FON organisation quite some years ago so that people can open up their wireless network to the FON community. I wanted to use this device in my home […]

Moscow walk

A recent walk through Moscow (only equipped with the camera on my phone, unfortunately). The contrasts of old versus new Moscow on a sunny spring day. The new buildings that appeared in the last years (and still in progress) are mainly concentrated in Москва-Сити, the designated business district located near the Moskva river. Being grouped […]


With the Olympic games currently taking place in Sochi, I thought it would be a late but good moment to write about my visit to Abkhazia in 2011. “What and where is Abkhazia?”, is the first question most people ask. Abkhazia is a disputed and de-facto independent state bordering Russia near Sochi (see map). Its […]

Thoughts on Ukraine

For those who like to follow news related to politics in Central and Eastern Europe, and especially Ukraine, the last months have been extremely interesting. Before the Vilnius summit in November, a lot has been written in the media about the potential agreement signing by Ukraine, but also about Moldova and the trade restrictions imposed […]

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