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RuNet Echo is a project of Global Voices to expand and deepen understanding of the Russian language Internet (RuNet) and related online communities. Read more »


Stories from RuNet Echo from January, 2010

Russia: Miss Virtual Yakutia 2010

Russia: Potential iPad Pricing and Sales

Russia: Opposition Blogger Finally Gets Permission To Leave Country

Russia: Book Written Using Collective Efforts Online

Russia: Newspaper Blog Covers Practices Of Trolling

Russia: Political Dossier Web Site Shut Down

Russia: Prosecution Against Opposition Blogger Stopped

The first criminal case against a blogger in Russia with a happy ending unfolded over a long period of time. After two years of investigation and three socio-linguistic assessments, experts...

Russia: Draft Law to Limit Daytime Access to Explicit Online Content

Russia: Yandex vs Google Search at

Russia: Lyudmila Alexeyeva; “Zhivago's Children”

Russia: Newspaper Web Site Hacked

Russia: Editor Of Major Newspaper Says Police Treats Internet As Traditional Media

Russian Blogger Harassed For Marrying Chinese

Maria Gromakova became a victim of comprehensive virtual attacks of Russian extreme nationalists. Online harassment eventually turned into a real-life nightmare forcing Maria and her family to leave Russia. She...

Russian Spam Tycoon Shares His Methods And Targets

Russia: Famous Police Video Blogger Arrested

Russia: Gamer, Cat And Intellectual Are Most Popular Memes On RuNet

Russia: Regional Officials Urged To Go Online

Russia: Project Aims To Translate Popular Blogs Into Russian

Russia: Yandex Released Most Popular Search Queries in 2009

Russia: Story About Paid Bloggers Appears On TV

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