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Stories from RuNet Echo from January, 2011

27 January 2011

Russia: Domodedovo Bombings Expose Imbalance Between Traditional and Social Media

Social media played a significant role in the coverage of the terrorist attack in Domodedovo International Airport near Moscow. Russian bloggers and journalists discussed the consequences of increasing role of...

Russia: “Anonymous Bomb” and “Random Scapegoats” of Domodedovo

In the aftermath of the Jan. 24 suicide bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, which killed at least 35 people and left over 100 wounded, some Russophone bloggers are once again...

24 January 2011

Russia: First Twitter Reports of Domodedovo Suicide Bombing

A deadly explosion killed at least 35, and wounded as many as 70 people in the Moscow airport Domodedovo. Early reports assert (ru) that the attack was a suicide bomb....

Russia: Domodedovo Airport Blast

Russia: Bloggers Choose RuNet Events of 2010

22 January 2011

Russia: Why Skype Worries The FSB?

While Russian President Dmitry Medvedev urges government officials to get hip to technology, Russia’s Security Service, the FSB, has begun to clamp down on officials’ use of email and Skype,...

Russia: Will Russian Language Be More Popular Online?

18 January 2011

Russia: Bloggers on Lessons of Tunisian Revolution

The outcome of the Tunisian protests has provoked people worldwide to think about political change. One of the major questions discussed by Russian bloggers is whether the possibility of similar...

Russia: Blogger Tests if $88 per Month is Enough to Survive

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