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Tanya Lokot · October, 2015

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 October, 2015

Ukrainian Official Dismissed for Using Russian Email Service for Official Correspondence

Ukrainian authorities believe that using Russian email services could potentially "jeopardize the country's information security" in view of the ongoing information war between Ukraine and Russia.

Ukraine Goes to the Polls In Local Elections, But Not Everyone Gets a Vote

The local elections are largely seen as a test of transparency and fairness for the post-Euromaidan Ukrainian political environment, but many Ukrainians aren't getting a chance to vote at all.

Ukraine's New Banned Websites Registry: Security Measure or Censorship Tool?

Ukraine's new cyberpolice say they want to protect Ukrainians online, but a banned websites registry is causing Internet users to worry about adverse effects on free expression.

Watch Out, Internet! Ukraine Is Getting Its Own Cyberpolice

The new Ukrainian cyberpolice force is tasked with protecting the country and its citizens from malicious Internet activity, and is expected to do it better than its predecessors.

Belarusian Author and Journalist Svetlana Alexievich Wins 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature

Alexievich is the 14th woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature, and the first Russian-language author to be granted the honor since 1987, when Joseph Brodsky received the prize.

Belarusians Protest Against Russian Military Bases Inside Their Borders

With a 500-strong rally in the capital Minsk and more action on social media, Belarusians spoke out against the planned Russian military aviation base on Belarusian soil.

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