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Stories from RuNet Echo from November, 2009

9 November 2009

Russia: Bloggers Discuss 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall just a handful of Russian bloggers mention what some call "the most important event in the history of the 20th century."...

Russia: Officer Exposes Police Corruption Using the Web

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On November 6, a police officer at the Department of Internal Affairs in Novorossiysk used his personal Web site to address Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and talk about numerous...

6 November 2009

Russia: Major Search Engine Closes Its Blog Rating

Yandex.ru, Russian most popular search engine, announced on November 3 that it would close its blog ranking service Yandex Blogs Top (YBT) [RUS] by the end of the month.