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Andrey Tselikov · April, 2014

I moved to the US from Russia many years ago, but I still follow RuNet avidly. I hold a Masters in International Policy from the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA, and work as an economic consultant.

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Latest posts by Andrey Tselikov from April, 2014

Raising the Dead to Fight Ukraine

Sokoloff's conclusion at seeing Lobov in uniform at a Ministry of Defense meeting was that the man had come out retirement, which can only mean one thing.

LiveJournal Fights Coming Censorship, But Don't Tell Anyone

Some RuNet giants are already fighting back against coming law that may be used to censor opposition bloggers.

USA Makes Kremlin Propaganda Easy, Again

Simply imagine Russia remodeling schools near US Marine Corps fatalities on Okinawa.

Censorship by Litigation in Russia?

Earlier this month, VKontakte minority shareholder United Capital Partners (UCP), filed a complaint against Durov for breach of VKontakte fiduciary duty for creating the secure messenger Telegram.

Facebook Post Spells Legal Trouble for Russian Charity

Romanenko reported that no less than the governor of Vologodsk had filed a complaint against him with the local prosecutor's office because of the jocular post.

Russia's Largest Social Network Says No to Censorship

Pavel Durov, founder and CEO of Russian social network VKontakte, has once again used his account there as a platform to speak out against Internet censorship.

Top 10 Russian-Language Tweets, Week 15 of 2014

At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.

Will Russia Regulate Blogs Like Mass Media?

The regulations would require fact-checking, age restriction warnings, and obeying election laws, among other responsibilities.

Censorship Forces Navalny to Abandon LiveJournal

Russian Internet Hipsters Are Out For Blood

A cautionary tale about the dangers of ill-conceived Facebook status updates, or perhaps about the growing threat of RuNet's epistemic closure.

Top 10 Russian-Language Tweets, Week 14 of 2014

At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.

Campaign to Unfollow “Occupied” Opposition Twitter

Many @lentaruofficial fans were incensed at the perceived usurpation, and started a mini-campaign to get people to unfollow the "zombie" impostor.

RuNet April Fools’ Roundup

RuNet Echo has collected the best gags for your amusement.

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