Latest posts by Dmitry Davidov from August, 2010
Russia: Adventures of Israeli Blogger in Russian Hospital
Sometimes it takes a foreigner blogging about her experiences in a hospital to pinpoint the "shocking truth" about your country.
Russia: Blog Posts on Hospital in Russian Town Lead to Debates on Russian Healthcare
A blogger from Israel with Russian roots was unfortunate enough to get sick while visiting her relatives in Russia. Her recollections and pictures of a hospital in the city of Voronezh [ENG] provoked heated debates on the state of Russian health care.
Russia: Wildfires Victims Sorry They Fought For Their Houses
The aftermath of the recent wildfires in Russia is on the agenda of the main media channels. Reports on and interviews with victims, volunteers, humanitarian aid workers and government officials are covering mainly positive developments: new houses are being built for the victims, financial compensations are being paid to the...
Russia: Fight With Fire in Ryazan Region
Blogger chistoprudov features more photos on his blog related to the latest efforts to put out wild fires in Ryazan region, Russia.
Russia: “Watchmen Intro” Parody About Police
Popular Russian political designer and cartoonist Egor Zhgun (aka LJ user zhgun) published [RUS] his parody of “Watchmen Intro” involving sketches of famous misdeeds conducted by the Russian police.
Russia: Blogosphere Helps Man Fight Local Administration
This story has everything for an unconventional blockbuster: a lonely hero facing dozens of armed bad guys, corrupt police forces, private security firm, contract killers, and... thousands of bloggers fighting the system.
Russia: Fires, Rynda and Putin Create Internet Meme
The coverage of Russian fires on the blogosphere took a different turn when notorious Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin replied to one of the posts on LiveJournal, popular blogging platform in the country, and, inadvertently, created a new Internet meme called "rynda."
Russia: Violence, Drinks and Love on Airborne Forces Day
LJ user zyalt decided to take a walk with a photo camera around Gorky Park in Moscow on the Airborne Forces Day (August 3). Here is his photo report.
Russia: Photos from Opposition Rally in Moscow
LJ user zyalt published the pictures [RUS] from the opposition rally in Moscow that happened on July 31.
Russia: Influential Internet Company Plans to Go Public
Digital Sky Technologies, an influential Russian Internet company that recently bought ICQ from AOL, plans to start selling 25 percent of its shares to the public in 2011. This can create a precedent for other Russian Internet firms that remain mostly private, The Moscow Times reports [ENG].