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10 March 2015

Stories from 10 March 2015

Russian Imperialism's Internet Triumph

RuNet Echo

Packed full of twirling, burning, zooming images, the video is an uncompromising defense of Russian imperialism, and boasts impressive production value, as well as subtitles in ten languages.

Russian Journalist Crowdfunding New Media Project on Kickstarter

Roscomnadzor Threatens Complete Block of RuNet Encyclopedia

RuNet EchoAdvox

Russian telecom watchdog Roscomnadzor wants to block pages about "drugs and child porn" on RuNet culture encyclopedia Lurkmore.ru, but will instead block the entire website, because it uses https encryption.

The Houthi and Hadi Confrontation is Taking Yemen to a Dangerous Place

The Bridge

Hadi is building a rival power center in the south against the Houthis, a ten-thousand strong tribal militia that forcefully occupied Yemen's capital Sana’a on January 20.

Seeking ‘Brave Journalists’ in Spain to Investigate the TTIP Trade Agreement

Opponents of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the US find the lack of transparency concerning. A popular Madrid assembly wants journalists to investigate.

First Former African Head of State to Stand Trial Before International Tribunal in Africa

Video: Campaign to Stop the Sale of Steve Biko's Autopsy Report

You Will Never Find Stories About Famine, Idi Amin or Joseph Kony on This Site

A Candy-Powered Rocket in Japan? Challenge Accepted!

People from all over Japan participated in the Candy Rocket Project, embarking on a mission to launch a rocket. Candy maker UHA Mikakuto uploaded the results in cool YouTube video.

Solidarity Arises from the Rubble of a Demolished House in Madrid

"They think they won but what they don't know is that many beautiful people will rebuild."

Worst Drought In A Decade Hits Taiwan

Gender Perspective Comes to Puerto Rico's Public School System

"Even though it isn't an end in itself, this step is a tremendous instrument in favor of human rights in Puerto Rico."

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