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· November, 2009

Stories about Russia from November, 2009

29 November 2009

Russia: Thousands Protest Against Trading Center Construction

Russia: How Passengers of “Nevsky Express” Tell Their Stories Through Social Media

RuNet Echo

The crash of the "Nevsky Express" train happened far from any major populated area. It took several hours for reporters to arrive on the spot. Only then the first photographs...

Russian authorities stop application process for domains in new .РФ zone zone

28 November 2009

Russia: At Least 25 People Killed in the ‘Neva Express’ Train Crash

RuNet Echo

An express train traveling from Moscow to St. Petersburg derailed at 9:34 PM on Friday, Nov. 27, near the town of Bologoye, killing at least 25 people. Below are some...

27 November 2009

Russia: Official Government Web sites Will Be Regulated By Law

Russia: Social Networks Help Find Debtors

Russia: Tatarstan Blogger Sentenced to Almost 2 Years in Penal Colony

RuNet Echo

On Sept. 12, 2008, Tatar blogger and journalist Irek Murtazin blogged about rumors of Tatarstan president Mintimir Shaimiev's death. On Nov. 26, 2009, Murtazin was convicted of defamation and incitement...

26 November 2009

Russia: Free Wi-Fi To Be Installed At Moscow Railway Stations

Russia: Website Administrator Faces Trial on Libelling

Russia: Defense Ministry Reports “Non-Combat Losses” Online

RuNet Echo

Russia's Defense Ministry reports on its website that suicides, accidents, murders, and, possibly, manslaughter claimed 297 lives in the country's armed forces from Jan. to Oct. 2009, and that 149...

25 November 2009

Russia Begins Registering Domains in Cyrillic

RuNet Echo

November 2009 will take a special place in the history of the Russian Internet. It is the month when a Cyrillic domain zone was born - .РФ (Russian Federation). Russia...

20 November 2009

Russia: Local Authorities Slow Broadband Development

RuNet Echo

On November 10, activists held a rally calling for broadband Internet and protesting against Internet provider monopoly in the township of Kraskovo (Moscow region, 10 km from the Moscow beltroad)....

Russia: 6,5 percent of all Web sites are Russian

Russia: Blogging the Winter in Yakutia

RuNet Echo

Winter is yet to arrive in much of Europe, but one of its geopolitical attributes is already back in the spotlight: fears of disruptions of Russian gas deliveries are growing...

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