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Stories from RuNet Echo from May, 2010

Russia: Journalist's Blog Hacked

Russia: Blogger Describes His Experience With E-Gov Portal

Russia: A Study of Local Discussion Boards

Online forums in Russian cities are in a certain sense a unique phenomenon. It's not blogs that became the major platforms for open discussion in the regions, but discussion boards...

Russia: Bloggers Cover Moscow Gay Pride Parade

Russian “Little Blue Buckets” Movement Reaches Ukraine

Russia: Blogger and Activist Arrested for Viral Video

Causes of Hatred in the Russian Blogosphere

Russia: Taking Children as a New Method of Pressure on Journalists

Russia: “Circassian Nationalism and the Internet”

Russia: Coalmine Disaster Victims’ Families vs Thugs?

Russia: Last Day of Classes in Moscow

Russia: Explosion in Stavropol

Russia: Another Top Blogger Hacked

Russian DST Group Will Increase Investment in Foreign Internet Companies

Russia: Hosting Providers Sign Charter Against Illegal Content

Russia: Video of a Man With a ‘Little Blue Bucket’ Attacking Government Car Raises Controversy

Russia: Moscow Government Abandons Social Media

Russia: Hacking of Women's Community Raises Gender, Ethical and Privacy Dilemmas

The legendary Russian women blog community "girls_only" with the most sensitive and private discussions was hacked by anonymous hacker and uploaded to a mirror site. The scandal raised a lot...

Russia: Folk Humorous Rhymes In English

Russia: Video of Vibrating Bridge Over Volga River

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