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Alexey Sidorenko · July, 2010

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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Latest posts by Alexey Sidorenko from July, 2010

22 July 2010

Russia: “Why Did They Kill Yuri Volkov?”

RuNet Echo

The murder of a TV journalist and football fan Yuri Volkov in the centre of Moscow on July 10, 2010, became a widely discussed event in the Russian blogosphere. A...

14 July 2010

Russia: Priest's Blog Hacked

Russia: New Election Codex Project Discussed Online

RuNet Echo

Last month, a Russian non-governmental election-monitoring organization, Golos (A Voice), published an alternative Election Codex on the internet, that is designed to provide free, fair and transparent elections in Russia....

8 July 2010

Russia: New “One Day Rule” for Censoring Comments on Demand

RuNet Echo

Alexey Sidorenko analyses the new practice of comment removal on news media websites introduced by the Russian authorities. Although not direct and not efficient, it threatens to significantly limit online...

3 July 2010

USA, Russia: Discussing ‘Spies’ 2.0

RuNet Echo

The arrest of 11 individuals belonging to a network of alleged Russian spies became the topic of the week on the Russian Internet. Alexey Sidorenko reviews the online discussion.