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Tanya Lokot · July, 2014

I am a researcher based in Dublin, Ireland. I study protest, digital media and internet freedom in Eastern Europe and beyond.

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Latest posts by Tanya Lokot from July, 2014

Vanity Military Selfies Are Spoiling Russia's Attack in Ukraine

"We shelled Ukraine all night long." These are the words a young Russian soldier wrote online last week, where he published a photograph of military equipment in an open field.

Russia Is About to Lose “Fake News,” But the Internet Freedoms Going with It Are Real

The owner of an independent TV channel has staged a curious "intellectual provocation" to shock people into understanding the peril of Internet freedom in Russia.

The 5 Most Insensitive Reactions to the MH17 Crash in Ukraine

With emotions running high following the plane crash in Ukraine, a handful of particularly calloused statements by figures in Moscow and Donetsk have attracted the RuNet's attention.

Ex-Pussy Riot Lawyer to Defend Ukrainian Pilot in Russian Court

After the infamous Pussy Riot trial, Mark Feygin will now try to save Nadezhda Savchenko, the Ukrainian air-force pilot captured by separatists in Ukraine and now detained in Russia.

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