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· October, 2011

Stories about Russia from October, 2011

Russia: The Data Leak War and Other Pre-Election Surprises

Current online political activity in Russia points to information warfare occurring between independent civil-society groups or remnants of 'traditional' political opposition, against various government officials and pro-government youth movements.

Russia: Alternative Voting Portal Launched

Russia: Izhevsk City Manager Caught on Camera Talking About Election Bribery

Russia/India: Video of a Paraglider Pilot Attacked by an Eagle in Himalayas

Russia: Pirate Flag Over Novosibirsk City

Russia: Retired Tennis Star Marat Safin to Run for Parliament

Russian tennis phenomenon, Marat Safin, has announced that he will run for the Russian State Duma in the December 4 elections. However, his public image, as illustrated by citizen media...

Russia: Fake ‘Crowd Sourced’ Election Monitoring Portal Launched by the Ruling Party

Russia: Crowd-Sourced Citizen Lawmaking Platform

Russia: Prison Officer Who Abused Female Inmates Arrested After a YouTube Leak

Russia: 24,300+ Personal Records Belonging to Pro-Kremlin Youth Camp Participants Leaked

Russia: Pre-Election Scandals, YouTube Videos and Semi-Anonymous Protest

Russia: Author of “the Barracks Blog” De-Anonymized, Allegedly Threatened

Russia: Site of Political Phone Pranks Launched

Russia: Hacked Mailbox of Anti-Corruption Blogger Published Online

Russia: Ministry of Justice Plans to Monitor Online Content

Russia: Government Official Tries to Force Websites to Remove Discrediting Video

Russia: Government to Launch Content Monitoring in December 2011

Russia: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Demonstration Attracts Only Few

Russia: President's Visit to Journalism Department Under Attack of Social Media

Russia: Cursing Policeman Fired After YouTube Video Leak

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