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Alexey Sidorenko · November, 2011

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 November, 2011

Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack

With a week to go until Russia's parliamentary elections, the Golos election monitoring association has been experiencing unprecedented pressure, including a break-in by a television team, accusatory articles in major...

Russia: Digital Oppression Hits Web Forums as Election Approaches

As the Russian parliamentary election comes closer, dispersed attacks on regional discussion boards have turned into a massive wave of digital oppression. Alexey Sidorenko reports on several cases.

Russia: Kostroma Police Closes Discussion Board For Criticising Governor

Russia: Hidden Camera Reveals Illegal Electioneering in School

A scandal caused by a hidden camera recording at a school in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, has highlighted a serious problem in Russian schools: teachers campaigning for the ruling United Russia party.

Russia: Official List of Extremist (Forbidden) Materials Grows Over 1000 Items

Russia: Radical Feminist Band Dedicates Debut Clip to Arab Spring

Russia: Drug Control Service Goes After a Blogger Who Commented on Steve Jobs Taking Drugs

Russia: Police Re-Branding, So Far Online Only

Russia/Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan Airlines Refuse to Check-In Russian Citizen with Armenian Surname

Russia: Hidden Political Messages in Well-Done YouTube Videos

Russia: November 4th – a Day of Marches

Russia: Gazeta.ru, Popular Semi-Independent Portal Launches English Version

Russia: Orphanage for Disabled Children Promo Clip Featuring U.N.K.L.E. Soundtrack

Russia: Another Paid Discreditation Campaign Exposed

Russia: Blogger from the Moscow Region Under Police Pressure

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