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Stories from RuNet Echo from November, 2010

Russia: Vkontakte Social Network Recognized by RIAA as a Pirate Website

Russia: Pictures of Eid al-Adha Holiday in Moscow

Russia: Anti-Corruption Blogger Claims Officials Stole 4 Billion Dollars

Russia: Changing Time Zone in Primorsky Krai

Masha Egupova analyzed bloggers' reactions to Primorsky Krai officials' executive decision to change the time zone in order to be closer to Central Russia.

Russia: Commentary on Oleg Kashin Beating

Russia: Bloggers and Watchers

Russia: Interview With @KermlinRussia

Russia: Soccer Hooligans Might Be Involved in Assault on Oleg Kashin

Kazakhstan: LiveJournal Suspends Oppositioner's Account

Russia: More Assaults on Journalists

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Attack on Journalist Oleg Kashin

The brutal attack on Oleg Kashin, a prominent Russian blogger and journalist, became topic #1 in RuNet several hours after it had occurred. Kashin is still in a medically induced...

Russia: Demanding Adequate Investigation of Attack on Kashin

Russia: Journalist Oleg Kashin Severely Beaten in Moscow

Russia: Saving Samara's Buildings

Russia: Rebranding of the Police

Masha Egupova analyzes online reactions to the police reform. Skeptics say it's meaningless, while officials argue this is an important law that will improve the security system in Russia.

Russia: Mapping North-Caucasian Blogosphere

Russia: Opposition Blogger Has to Leave LiveJournal

Russia: Peaceful and Violent Protest Trends

Russia: Photos of a Drug Addict's Regress

Russia: Photos and Video From “Strategy 31″ Opposition Rally

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