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· July, 2009

Stories about Russia from July, 2009

31 July 2009

Russia: Riot Police Break Up Opposition Rally

Some 100 protesters gathered for an unsanctioned opposition rally in central Moscow on Friday. At 6 PM, hundreds of riot police broke up the rally, detaining 47 people, some of...

29 July 2009

Belarus, Russia: Bloggers React to Graphic Chechen War Video

On July 3, Belarusian blogger Tatsiana Elavaya posted a provocative video showing the assassination of captive Russian soldiers by Chechen guerrillas during the 1999 war in Chechnya. The video had...

Russia: Oleg Yankovsky

Czech Republic, Russia: “Putin Goes To Pikalyovo”

Russia: “Russian Software” Project

25 July 2009

Russia: Making (Some) Sense of LiveJournal

A number of studies of the Russian blogosphere have been produced in the past by various entities. Russian bloggers, too, are trying to make sense of the space they operate...

20 July 2009

Russia: Channel “2×2″ censors Putin episode of South Park

The recent decision by Russian television channel “2×2″ to cut a scene in an episode of the US cartoon series ”South Park” has sparked anger in the Russian blogosphere. Ruth...

Russia: Rallying the youth

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