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Russia: Opposition Blogger Has to Leave LiveJournal

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Media & Journalism, Technology, RuNet Echo

Opposition blogger pilgrim_67 (GV covered [1] one of his investigations) has been suspended in LiveJournal (After posting a link to the video against child pornography – full story here [2]) and had to move to Blogspot [3] and lj.rossia.org [4]. The case indicated insecurity of LiveJournal as platform for opposition bloggers. LJ currently hosts about 80 percent of Russian political blogosphere.