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· May, 2014

Stories about Russia from May, 2014

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Ukraine War in Real Time

RuNet Echo  27 May 2014

Last Friday Ukrainian violence became even more viscerally evident on the Facebook account of one of the cyber-punk, post-state, viral-citizen-armies operating in the region.

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Russia's Hashtag Activism in Ukraine

RuNet Echo  23 May 2014

Russian activists are capitalizing on #BringBackOurGirls by framing in analogous terms Ukraine's capture of two Russian journalists, hoping for a similar groundswell of awareness and public outrage.

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Sultan Suleimanov on the RuNet's Last Chance

RuNet Echo  17 May 2014

Suleimanov attended an invitation-only meeting at Roscomnadzor, the Russian government's chief censorship agency, which is tasked with enforcing a series of recent laws that limit the freedom of information online.

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Russia's War of the Roses

RuNet Echo  8 May 2014

After the deadly fire in Odessa, and months of tensions between Moscow and Kiev, it's no surprise that a WWII memorial has become an important stage in Russian politics.

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Dissecting the Dead in Odessa

RuNet Echo  5 May 2014

Vladimir Golyshev's text on the Odessan tragedy is an excellent representation of pro-Maidan bias, and it's worth reading as a typical case of how Kiev’s allies understand last week's tragedy.

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Crowdsourcing Ukraine’s Rebellion

RuNet Echo  4 May 2014

Bloggers in Ukraine are turning to the Internet to publish the locations of troops in the country’s southeast, where the army is in the midst of a massive “counter-terrorist” operation against militants who have seized control of parts of major cities. A group called “Military Maps” on the Russian social...

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