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RuNet Echo · April, 2019

Latest posts by RuNet Echo from April, 2019

CEO of carpooling service disinvited from interview on Russian state media after producer found out she was a woman

Russia still has a long way to go in terms of gender equality.

As a comedian wins Ukraine's presidency by a landslide, Russians watch with awe and envy

Russians have been glued to their screens as they watched a rare show: unpredictable elections where an incumbent can hold debates with an outsider, lose the vote, and concede peacefully.

Moscow human rights activists sue a Russian far eastern republic over ban on migrant workers

Human rights activists will have to fight Yasen Nikolayev’s act on purely legalistic grounds, arguing that regulating the local labor market in Yakutia is not actually required.

Russians rejoice as their favorite Ukrainian presidential hopeful, a comedian with no political experience, wins first round

Ukraine’s presidential elections attracted intense attention from neighboring Russia, with state television channels -- usually extremely hostile to post-Maidan Ukraine -- attempting to paint a picture of chaos and disarray.

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