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· July, 2011

Stories about Russia from July, 2011

31 July 2011

Poland: Smolensk Report Blames Both Polish and Russian Sides

On July 29, Poland presented its final report on the 2010 Smolensk plane crash, in which 96 people died, including the then president of Poland Lech Kaczynski. While putting the...

Russia: US Support of Opposition?

26 July 2011

Russia: Megafon/Yandex Text Message Leak

Russia: Bloggers Find Street Shooter

RuNet Echo

Bloggers across the Russian Internet were quick to respond with posts and information after well-known photo-blogger Dmitry Ternovsky was shot at recently on a highway in the southeast of Moscow....

25 July 2011

Belarus: East and West and Nothing in Between?

RuNet Echo

"East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet." This chronically misused Kipling phrase seems to catch the realities for an increasing number of Belarusians, who,...

Russia: Upsides to Tandemocracy

22 July 2011

Russia: “Double-Entry Bookkeeping” in Moscow State University

Russia: Envisioning the “Cloud Democracy” Utopia

RuNet Echo

'Cloud Democracy' is the title of the new book written by Leonid Volkov and Fyodor Krasheninnikov, two political bloggers from the Urals region of Russia. The book displays the authors'...

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