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Stories from RuNet Echo from December, 2011

8 December 2011

Russia: Analyzing the Possible Scale of Saturday's Election Protests

As the situation with the Russian election results and the country's detained protesters has not yet been resolved, people in many cities are preparing for demonstrations on Saturday 10 December....

7 December 2011

Russia: Second Day of Post-Election Protests

The intrigue of the second day of post-election protests has centered around several major events: court appearances by bloggers Ilya Yashin and Alexey Navalny, a protest demonstration at Triumfalnaya Square,...

Russia: Kremlin Removes Re-Tweet From Presidential Account

Russia: Election and the “Other Side of the Panopticon”

The protests of recent days in Moscow were triggered by the common feeling of many Russians that the parliamentary election results are not legitimate. Gregory Asmolov analyzes the role of...

5 December 2011

Russia: The Revolt of “Net Hamsters”

The day after the elections, Russians got together to rally against election fraud. Even though the United Russia party, according to preliminary results, is to lose some 77 seats compared...

Russia: No Violation of Election Violations

Despite the many independent websites down due to DDoS-alypse, bloggers were able to share information on elections violations. The overall feeling online was expressed [ru] by @yar0slav: Falsification of elections...

Russia: Election Day DDoS-alypse

The Russian parliamentary election day has come. And with it, DDoS attacks and falsifications. Alexey Sidorenko reports.

3 December 2011

Russia: Last Words Before Pre-Election Silence

Friday, December 2, is the last day when campaigning for the Russian parliamentary elections is legal. Russian bloggers share their views on the upcoming December 4 parliamentary vote - and...