Stories from 17 November 2015
Banning the use of foreign services such as Google, Yahoo!, and WhatApp for Russian state officials is key to preserving confidentiality of state secrets, says one Russian lawmaker.
In this episode, we talk about race, the politics of death and the unequal reactions to tragedies around the world.
"I wish this precious experience can help our 'new friends' see a full picture of Taiwan's democracy, freedom and diversity. Welcome, all of you, to the world of Facebook!"
The Peruvian journalist Pilar Celi Frías is one of the winners of the Voices2Paris contest, being selected from among 130 articles about climate change submitted from 40 countries.
In a special report for RuNet Echo, Darya Luganskaya speaks to Andrei Soldatov about his new book with Irina Borogan about the past, present, and future of Russian Internet censorship.
Tragedy hit both Beirut and Paris, with bombings claimed by ISIS. While Parisians gets a "safety check" feature on Facebook, the Lebanese are asking why have they been left out.
“Even the married people, they don’t talk about adoption. I talk about it because I have a message for my society…[adoption] is the most important thing for society to accept.”