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Alexey Sidorenko

Born in Moscow. Graduated from the Moscow State University and defended Ph.D thesis there. Currently finishing MA thesis in the Warsaw University, Poland. Worked in Carnegie Moscow Center from 2005 till 2008 in the “Society and Regions” programm. More events at my blog

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Russia: Bloggers Discuss Crying Putin

Russia: Election Violations Recorded in the North Caucasus

Russia: Police and Military Trucks Spotted in Moscow

Russia: Government Election Webcams

Russia: Absentee Voters and Election Carousels Alarm Twitterers

Russia: DDoS Attack Puts Down Several Political Websites As Cyberwar Escalates

Russia: New .Ru Domain Registration Rules Allow Easy Domain Seizure

Russia: The Anonymous Hacks and Publishes E-mails of Pro-Kremlin Youth Group

Russia: Day of Protests Divides Citizens

Despite temperatures of -20 degrees, thousands of Russians went out to the streets to participate in election manifestations. Some, organised online, were protesting against the elections and possible re-election of...

Russia: Prices of Popular Bloggers’ Posts Leaked

Russia: “For Fair Elections” Protest Coordination Portal Launches

Russia: Ulyanovsk Blogger Wins Libel Case Against Governor

Russia: Vladimir Putin Ignites a Pre-Election Debate on Nationalism

Russia: The Fake Political Twitter Account Phenomenon

Online anonymity provides perfect conditions for human creativity and humor. In the Russian context this manifests as Twitter accounts belonging either to dead politicians or those that deliberately avoid publicity.

Russia: Community of Election Observers Launched

“Russia Without Fools,” a Crowdsourced Feedback Portal Launched

Russia: Security Services Put Pressure on Parents of the Protest Group Moderator

Russia: Line to a Drug Dealer in Novosibirsk

Russia: Twitter Clone Launched

Russia: Rooftop Krasnoyarsk Pictures

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