Russia: Pre-Election Scandals, YouTube Videos and Semi-Anonymous Protest

Anna Arutiunova at Russia Profile covers recent pre-election RuNet scandals (see also this week's GV coverage here and here). “RuNet has become an essential platform for the dirty business of political campaigning. It’s just that unlike the press or television, where pseudonyms are not the order of the day, the anonymity […] make it twice as difficult to decipher who is ordering the music.”

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