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· January, 2011

Stories about Russia from January, 2011

27 January 2011

Russia: Domodedovo Bombings Expose Imbalance Between Traditional and Social Media

RuNet Echo

Social media played a significant role in the coverage of the terrorist attack in Domodedovo International Airport near Moscow. Russian bloggers and journalists discussed the consequences of increasing role of...

Russia: “Anonymous Bomb” and “Random Scapegoats” of Domodedovo

RuNet Echo

In the aftermath of the Jan. 24 suicide bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, which killed at least 35 people and left over 100 wounded, some Russophone bloggers are once again...

24 January 2011

Russia: First Twitter Reports of Domodedovo Suicide Bombing

RuNet Echo

A deadly explosion killed at least 35, and wounded as many as 70 people in the Moscow airport Domodedovo. Early reports assert (ru) that the attack was a suicide bomb....

Russia: Domodedovo Airport Blast

RuNet Echo

Russia: Bloggers Choose RuNet Events of 2010

RuNet Echo

22 January 2011

Russia: Why Skype Worries The FSB?

RuNet Echo

While Russian President Dmitry Medvedev urges government officials to get hip to technology, Russia’s Security Service, the FSB, has begun to clamp down on officials’ use of email and Skype,...

Russia: Will Russian Language Be More Popular Online?

RuNet Echo

20 January 2011

Russia: Putin's Palace Exposed on Ruleaks

RuNet Echo

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Possible Website of Collaborators of Authorities

RuNet Echo

Russia: Analyzing Websites of Regional Administrations

RuNet Echo

Russia: Social Network User Accused of Piracy

RuNet Echo

Poland: More Reactions to IAC Report – on Microblogs and via Cartoons

The Interstate Aviation Committee's report on last April's Smolensk plane crash has provoked many insightful posts from bloggers, but microblogging platforms - Twitter and Blip.pl - have also become good...

19 January 2011

Poland: Initial Reactions to Russian Report on Polish Air Force One Plane Crash

The Interstate Aviation Committee's report on the crash of TU-154M airplane near Smolensk on April 10, 2010, has generated an outburst of strong opinions about the validity and objectivity of...

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