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9 June 2015

Stories from 9 June 2015

Facebook Responds to ‘Stop Political Blocking’ Petition by Russians and Ukrainians

RuNet Echo

In a statement posted to Change.org on June 8, Thomas Kristensen, Facebook’s director of policy for Eastern Europe and Russia, explained that the social network stands by its moderation policies

The Uruguayan Prison with a ‘Human Touch’

In Uruguay, you'll find a prison called Punta de Rieles ("Rail End") that practices an unusual "human approach" to incarcerating and reforming convicts.

#CharlieCharlie Sends the Caribbean a Bit Crazy

Some Caribbean netizens contend that the region abandoned all logic over #CharlieCharlie, prior to finding out the game was an Internet gimmick and not the work of the dark side.

Wrongfully Detained at a Psych Ward, Trinidadian Cheryl Miller Gets Justice

"One of the greatest acts of bullying executed by members of the public service with the oversight of the line Minister."

That Rare Moment When a Moscow Opposition Leader Visits Siberia

RuNet Echo

Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny made a rare trip outside Moscow on Sunday, arriving in Novosibirsk for a boisterous public meeting ahead of primary elections.

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