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· November, 2011

Stories about Russia from November, 2011

Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack

With a week to go until Russia's parliamentary elections, the Golos election monitoring association has been experiencing unprecedented pressure, including a break-in by a television team, accusatory articles in major...

Russia: Mount Athos Monastery Photo Exhibition

Russia: “Anti-Gay” Bill Postponed Till Nov. 30

Russia: Siberian Light's This Week in Russia Blogs #1

Russia: Drawing World Leaders’ Attention to St. Petersburg Anti-LGBT Bill

Russia: Digital Oppression Hits Web Forums as Election Approaches

As the Russian parliamentary election comes closer, dispersed attacks on regional discussion boards have turned into a massive wave of digital oppression. Alexey Sidorenko reports on several cases.

Russia: PM Putin Gets Booed – “End of an Era” or “Wishful Thinking”?

When Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stepped out to congratulate Mixed Martial Arts champion Fedor Emelianenko on November 20, he was visibly taken aback when he received a less than warm...

Georgia: Photoblogger Reports on Presidential Elections in South Ossetia

Russia: Kostroma Police Closes Discussion Board For Criticising Governor

Russia and Tajikistan: Pilots Sentenced and Migrants Deported

Two Russian pilots have been sentenced in Tajikistan, meanwhile in Russia 300 illegal Tajiks have been arrested for deportation. Is there any connection? Ekaterina reports.

Russia: Nationalist slogans get spread

Russia: Hidden Camera Reveals Illegal Electioneering in School

A scandal caused by a hidden camera recording at a school in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, has highlighted a serious problem in Russian schools: teachers campaigning for the ruling United Russia party.

Russia: Official List of Extremist (Forbidden) Materials Grows Over 1000 Items

Russia: FC Anzhi Makhachkala and the Yeltsin Era Money

The January 2011 acquisition of a Russian Premier League soccer team, FC Anzhi Makhachkala, by Suleyman Kerimov, a billionaire politician native to the volatile region of Dagestan, is the most...

Russia: The Communist Party Today

Russia: Interview With LJ User Politrash-ru

Russia: Badminton and the Army

Russia: Radical Feminist Band Dedicates Debut Clip to Arab Spring

Russia: Drug Control Service Goes After a Blogger Who Commented on Steve Jobs Taking Drugs

Russia: Police Re-Branding, So Far Online Only

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