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· September, 2011

Stories about Russia from September, 2011

Russia: A New Online Game Might Change Offline Moscow

Russia: Pro-Kremlin Youth Movement Leader Seeks New Internet ‘Activists’

Russia: Expert Analyzes RuNet's Role Under Putin's Presidency

Russia: “For Russia Without Putin” Rally in Moscow

Russia: Racial Propaganda in the State-Owned Media

Drawing on a rich tradition of "political technology" honed under both the Tsarist and Soviet police states, the Russian media are now rife with paid stories planted to advance specific...

Russia: Controlled Media Support Party Hijacking

With Russia’s parliamentary and presidential elections quickly approaching, political battles are becoming an almost daily occurrence. The latest scandal has reminded many bloggers that political celebrities can be discredited as...

Russia: Cyber Security Code of Conduct?

The Russian government is attempting to spread the system of Internet controls abroad. Russian bloggers are interpreting these attempts as either the current regime's basic self-preservation instinct, or, even more...

Russia: Jokes and Xenophobia

Global: Reflections on Peace Day 2011

To mark the International Day of Peace, celebrated on September 21, female bloggers from The SunFlower Post share their perspectives on world peace by reflecting on the realities of their...

Russia: Google Office Invites Iranian Ambassador to ‘Disperse Myths’ About ‘Contemporary Persia’

Russia: Indie Band Uses ‘Office Violence’ Viral Video For Promotion

Russia: Unjustly Convicted Businessman-Blogger Released From Jail

Russia: Governor's Death Rumors Provoke Harsh Reaction Among Authorities

Russia, Ukraine: Gas Relations Analysis

Ukraine: Geopolitics in Crimea

Russia: A 2007 Paper on HIV/AIDS

Russia: Prosecutor General Calls For Control Over Social Networks

Ukraine: Photographing the TB Epidemic

UK: Vasily Grossman's “Life and Fate” on BBC Radio 4

Russia: Connecting Neighbors, Saving Lives

The creators of a website that enabled Russians to help each other during wildfires in 2010 have now redesigned the site to enable citizens to assist each other in new...

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