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· February, 2014

Stories about Russia from February, 2014

8 February 2014

The Dependence of Russian Independent Television

RuNet Echo

For some Russians online, a recent press conference has turned attention away from political repression toward questions about the television business and TV Rain’s troubled past in that industry.

7 February 2014

A Riot Within Pussy Riot?

RuNet Echo

"Since we are now on opposite sides of the barricades with Nadya and Masha, separate us. Remember, we are no longer Nadya and Masha, they are no longer Pussy Riot."

6 February 2014

Moscow School Shooting: Firsthand Accounts and Mistaken Identities

RuNet Echo

"The MPs are thinking small. To avoid school shootings, you shouldn't ban guns, you should ban schools"

3 February 2014

Will Orcas Be Put on Display at Sochi?

How do you hide something that weighs as much as six tons, is 20 feet long and requires hundreds of pounds of food every day?

Human Rights Video: 2013 Year in Review

2 February 2014

13 Olympic Memes as Sochi Games Approach

RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo takes a look back at some of the funnier jokes that the Russian online community made about the Sochi Olympics during the years of preparation

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