· December, 2016

Stories about Russia from December, 2016

Russia's Top Ten Memes in 2016

RuNet Echo  27 December 2016

In the spirit of 2016, RuNet Echo risks spoiling everything in an effort to make sense of Russia's hottest Internet memes over the past year.

Russian Media Regulator Backpedals on Google Pressure

RuNet Echo  5 December 2016

Hours after Russian news outlets began reporting that state media regulatory agency Roskomnadzor had issued instructions forcing Google to re-register in Russia or face sanctions, an agency representative backpedaled, telling roem.ru that Izvestiya, the newspaper that broke the news, had misreported the story. Izvestiya quoted Vadim Ampelonsky in their initial report as saying that...