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Stories from RuNet Echo from September, 2010

Russia: September 30 is Internet Day

Russia: Landscape and Trends of Online Transparency Initiatives

Alexey Sidorenko analyzes the five main groups of the Russian transparency projects: official and semi-official transparency websites; chaotic transparency communities; online representation of civil activism NGOs; next-generation transparency and civil...

Russia: “Web of Justice”

The Russian Internet is presented, especially in some Western media, as being one of the few democratic forums in the country. However, these reports should be taken with a grain...

Russia: Moscow Mayor's Dismissal

UK: Interview With Donald Newholm On ‘History of USSR’ Tetris Song

Russia: Pavlovsk During WWII

Russia: Irkutsk-Moscow Train Travel Notes

Russia: Moscow Mayor Luzhkov Fired

Russia: Lost and Found in Translation

Russia: “The Putin State Chronicles”

Russia: Gay Activists Protest on Luzhkov's Birthday

Russia: Search for Liza Fomkina and Her Aunt

Russia: Shnurov's “Khimki Forest” Song

Russia: Controversy On Twitter Use in the Government

Belarus President Refused to Start a Blog

Russia: Microsoft and Suppression of Dissent

Russia: Campaign To Save Pavlovsk Experimental Station

Russia: Medvedev's “Chutzpah”

Russia: Luzhkov “Power Struggle”

Russia: Photos of Kolyma Highway/Road of Bones

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