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Kosovo, Ukraine, Russia: Social Media and Politics

Blogging Balkanistan writes that Kosovo’s PM Hashim Thaci is planning to join Facebook and that “several leading opposition party candidates already have accounts.” Petro's Jotter explores the Ukrainian political Twitter-sphere, here and here. Siberian Light explains how to connect with Twitter users interested in Russia. Window on Eurasia believes that “the impact of the Internet and its various permutations, such as Facebook and Twitter, on the country is very much a matter of dispute”: “[…] the Internet tends to fragment populations by allowing individuals to get only information that reinforces their own ideas […].”

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