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· October, 2010

Stories about Russia from October, 2010

12 October 2010

Russia: Photos of Russian SWAT training

Russia: Music Battle Over the Khimki Forest

RuNet Echo

Masha Egupova writes about the Khimki Forest dispute and the role that some popular Russian musicians play in it.

Russia: President Medvedev Welcomes Schwarzenegger Via Twitter

9 October 2010

Russia: Moscow Mayor's Dismissal and Some “Kremlinology”

RuNet Echo

The dismissal of Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov on Sept. 28 inspired Anglophone Russia bloggers to write about Putin, Medvedev, Sechin, the 2012 presidential election, Luzhkov's wife and her business, and...

8 October 2010

Russia: Erotic Vs. Political. Battle of Calendars.

RuNet Echo

When young female journalism students decided to openly express their admiration for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, “objectivity” and “impartiality” were overshadowed by sexual innuendo and erotic lingerie.

Russia: Another Calendar – and Questions – for PM Putin

7 October 2010

Russia: Bloggers Meet With Iranian Ambassador, Avoid Sensitive Topics

RuNet Echo

The meeting of Russia's top-bloggers with the Iranian Ambassador in Moscow three days after Hossein Derakhshan had been sentenced to 19.5 years of imprisonment for "anti-government propaganda" highlighted the clumsy...

Russia: Recent Flash Mob Leaves Male Users Guessing

Russia: Blogger's Car Vandalized after Youtube Video