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Russia: “Violence, Death and Cover-Up in the Russian Army”

At OpenDemocracy.net, six tragic cases of hazing of new Russian army recruits: the Russian NGO Mother’s Right Foundation “used the highly popular Russian social network http://www.odnoklassniki.ru to publish selected profiles of young men who died while serving in the army. They were no longer alive, so couldn't write anything themselves, but the Foundation decided to present their profiles in the first person, as though originally written by the victims.” (More on it – in an earlier RuNet Echo text by Marina Litvinovich, The Dead Journal.)

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