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Stories from RuNet Echo from March, 2010

29 March 2010

Russia: Sochi Games and the Circassian Genocide

In 2014, the Russian resort of Sochi will host the Winter Olympic Games, but the 700,000-900,000 of ethnic Circassians living in Russia are trying their best to prevent the country...

Russia: 3G Network Turned Off; Blood Donations Needed

Russia: Initial Coverage of the Moscow Subway Bombings

Moscow's Monday morning routine was broken today by two subway suicide bombings, which killed at least 38 and wounded at least 70 people. Alexey Sidorenko translates some of the initial...

Russia: Bloggers’ Mockery of Film Poster Upsets Famous Director

The poster for an upcoming movie on World War II by Russian director Nikita Mikhalkov is monumental, tense and grim. But it also became funny, descriptive and nearly offensive after...

Russia: Blogger-Businessman Killed

Russia: Theatre Play Based on Online Conference

27 March 2010

Russia: Two Video Scandals

In Russia this week it has been hard to miss the two scandals that, at first, appear to have only one thing in common: both are centered around amateur videos...

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