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· October, 2015

Stories about Ukraine from October, 2015

Ukrainian Official Dismissed for Using Russian Email Service for Official Correspondence

Ukrainian authorities believe that using Russian email services could potentially "jeopardize the country's information security" in view of the ongoing information war between Ukraine and Russia.

Ukraine Goes to the Polls In Local Elections, But Not Everyone Gets a Vote

The local elections are largely seen as a test of transparency and fairness for the post-Euromaidan Ukrainian political environment, but many Ukrainians aren't getting a chance to vote at all.

Ukraine's New Banned Websites Registry: Security Measure or Censorship Tool?

Ukraine's new cyberpolice say they want to protect Ukrainians online, but a banned websites registry is causing Internet users to worry about adverse effects on free expression.

So You Want to Conduct Open-Source Research

These general instructions address specific ways to assess the reliability of photographs, videos, and human sources, with a special focus on the Russian Internet.

Watch Out, Internet! Ukraine Is Getting Its Own Cyberpolice

The new Ukrainian cyberpolice force is tasked with protecting the country and its citizens from malicious Internet activity, and is expected to do it better than its predecessors.

The Murky Ethics of Publishing Data on Russian Servicemen ‘Bombing Syria’

Ukrainian "civic investigation" project Mirotvorets, previously preoccupied with exposing the Russian military presence in eastern Ukraine, has published personal data of Russian servicemen allegedly engaged in airstrikes in Syria.

A Man Who Travels the World Not to See Things, But Hear Them

Sound artist Jacob Kirkegaard used to be a musician. But he discovered he'd rather find sounds than make them. Now he records what other people barely notice.

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