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· December, 2019

Stories about Russia from December, 2019

26 December 2019

What lies ahead for the RuNet in 2020?

RuNet EchoAdvox

Interview with Alexander Isavnin, a researcher at the Internet Protection Society, on the Russian government's next steps to regulate and control cyberspace.

25 December 2019

Anti-vax groups in the Balkans find support with the Russian Orthodox Church

The Russian Orthodox Church defends the right of parents to choose not to vaccinate their children.

23 December 2019

Latest offering from Russian cult novelist Pelevin divides and confuses critics

RuNet Echo

Viktor Pelevin's latest novel, a tale of 'weapons-grade memes', is creative but widely seen as overambitious.

22 December 2019

New documentary charts the RuNet's unlikely rise — and its fall

RuNet Echo

Twenty-five years on, Andrey Loshak's documentary series examines the ups and downs of Russia's internet, from its apparently idyllic beginnings to its uncertain future.

2 December 2019

Greta Thunberg impersonators attempted to dupe Macedonian PM with fake phone call

The government called the incident a "hybrid attack."