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Russia: Bloggers and Dissidents

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, History, Human Rights, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics, Protest, Technology

Window on Eurasia writes [1]: “Russian bloggers, many Moscow commentators have suggested, are today’s version of the dissidents of Brezhnev’s time. But on the occasion of Internet Free Speech Day, one Moscow analyst is arguing that blogs already play a larger role than the dissidents ever did and that they could serve as the seedbed for the growth of a Russian civil society.”