· August, 2013

Stories about Russia from August, 2013

The Business of Endorsing Navalny

RuNet Echo  9 August 2013

Last week, 37 Russian Internet-industry entrepreneurs tried to shatter the taboo about mixing business and politics by endorsing Alexey Navalny's run for mayor of Moscow.

Russians Wary of Snowden Asylum

RuNet Echo  6 August 2013

Snowden's decision to hitch his wagon to Putin's makes opposition and human rights activists uneasy, while his status as a defected "spy" alienates many of Putin's supporters.