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Stories from RuNet Echo from June, 2011

Russia: 6 Months of Suspended Sentence and a Destroyed Laptop for a Forum Comment

Russia: Microsoft Representative ‘Would Be Glad’ To Provide FSB with Skype Source Code

Moldova: A solution to the Transnistria conflict?

Russia: Bloggers’ Quest For Freedom of Photography

Russia: Life Of Central Asian Labor Migrants in Moscow

Russia: Journalists Discuss Possible Closure of “Izvestia” Newspaper

Belarus: Security Services Arrest Administrators of Major Opposition Vkontakte Groups

Russia: Continuing demographic decline

Russia: Towards a gas spot market?

Russia: Apocalyptic Video of Ammunition Blast Near Izhevsk City

Russia: Social Networks and Civic Mobilisation

What effect can the rapid development of social networks, the growth of the number of users, and the strengthening of their capacity for social impact and mobilisation have, and when?...

Russia: Freelance Researcher Reveals Skype Source Code

Russia: 13 Non-Political Claims to the Government

Russia: Exposing the Private Side of Lawlessness

Will Partlett writes about young Russian activists who, with the help of a digital camera and a copy of the applicable law, have exposed the private side to the arbitrary...

Russia: Civic Activists Launch ‘Anti-Seliger,’ Open Air Civil Society Forum

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