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Olga Kocheva

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11 July 2015

Russian Social Networks Start Courting Russian Users Sick of Censorship on Facebook

RuNet Echo

Following several scandals in Russia and Ukraine, where Facebook has censored dozens of popular bloggers, Russia is now witnessing an effort to recruit people back to homegrown social networks.

8 July 2015

Russian Consumer Group Raises Hell by Warning Tourists Against Traveling to Crimea

RuNet EchoAdvox

After a consumer rights group published a memo warning tourists of the legal risks inherent in traveling to "occupied" Crimea, the Russian police crackdown on the group has been swift.

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