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· November, 2011

Stories about Russia from November, 2011

30 November 2011

Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack

RuNet Echo

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...

22 November 2011

Russia: Digital Oppression Hits Web Forums as Election Approaches

RuNet Echo

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”?

RuNet Echo

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...

21 November 2011

Georgia: Photoblogger Reports on Presidential Elections in South Ossetia

RuNet Echo

Russia: Kostroma Police Closes Discussion Board For Criticising Governor

RuNet Echo

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.

16 November 2011

Russia: Hidden Camera Reveals Illegal Electioneering in School

RuNet Echo

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

RuNet Echo

Russia: FC Anzhi Makhachkala and the Yeltsin Era Money

RuNet Echo

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...

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