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· February, 2010

Stories about Russia from February, 2010

Russia and US to Broaden Collaboration Online

Russia: Sakhalin Island Fails to Connect to Broadband

Russia: Closure of Torrents.ru Makes People Suspicious of .Ru Zone

The decision to close Torrents.ru is certainly controversial and became one of the major discussion topics in the country. Going beyond the copyright concept, bloggers wonder how safe it is...

Russia: Government Supports Blogger School

Russia: Provider Sued For Not Blocking Web Sites

Russia: Seeking Justice by Linking and Re-Posting

The recent story of a car crash in one of Siberian cities and reaction of boggers to the incident illustrate how an improvised online campaign attempts to affect gloomy reality.

Russia: Snow and the Gastarbeiter

Russia: New Military Doctrine

Russia: PM's Figure Skating Comment

Italy, Russia: Berlusconi's Russian Style

Russia: “Merry Gnome”

Russia: Torrents.Ru Shut Down

Russia: “Best of Russia” Photo Exhibition

Russia: Online Media Competition Lacks Transparency

Russia: New Military Doctrine and Information Security

The new Russian military doctrine provides an interesting opportunity to evaluate the role of information from security perspective. This may apply to the issues of cyber security and Internet, as...

Russia: Keith Gessen's LRB Piece on Khodorkovsky

Ukraine, Russia: The Plight of Chekhov's Yalta Museum

Russia: Sakha (Yakut) Language on the Internet

Russia: Media Portal Undergoes Check For Extremism

The war on extremism became a universal formula used by Russian authorities to fight the freedom of online expression. Interestingly enough, this practice co-exists with ambitious projects of the Russian...

Russia: Torrents.ru Is Suspended

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