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Vadim Isakov · January, 2010

Born in Uzbekistan, I got my MA in Journalism in the U.S. in 2002. That year I came back to Central Asia to work for different local and international organizations. I was fortunate to travel all around the world perfecting my reporting skills and falling in love with complexity and diversity of global culture. I currently teach journalism at the Roy H. Park School of Communication at Ithaca College in the U.S.

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Latest posts by Vadim Isakov from January, 2010

Russia: Book Written Using Collective Efforts Online

Russian writer Evgeny Popov decided to create his new book using online input from readers of his blog. The author publishes every chapter of the book [RUS] online with several...

Russia: Newspaper Blog Covers Practices Of Trolling

A recent post on the blog [RUS] of a famous Russian oppositional newspaper “Novaya Gazeta” covers general practices of political trolling on the Russian Internet.

Russia: Famous Police Video Blogger Arrested

Ex-police officer Aleksey Dymovsky has been arrested on Jan. 23 on fraud charges. Dymovsky became a Russian Internet sensation when he released an online video address publicly accusing several high-ranked...

Russia: Regional Officials Urged To Go Online

Russian regional officials may lose their jobs if they don't start blogging soon, Russian daily “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” reported [RUS]. Allegedly, the Kremlin is disappointed with  declining influence of traditional media...

Russia: Photos of Yawning Girl Stir Interest on RuNet

Russian bloggers humorously discuss photos of a little girl [RUS] who for the second year in a row stands and yawns in front of the Russian president during the Christmas...

Russia: Blogger Reports On Fire That Destroyed Historic Building

LJ user zyalt reports on “suspicious” fire [RUS] that destroyed a historic country house of the first chairman of Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament. Built more than a century ago,...

Russian TV Shows Cartoon Putin and Medvedev Singing Limericks

A cartoon showing Russian president and prime minister singing limericks about the current issues in Russian politics became a hot topic on the blogosphere. The cartoon was aired on the...

Russia: Bloggers Cover Opposition Rally

First photographs from a Russian opposition rally in Moscow emerged on the Internet just hours after the event. The pictures are available on the blogs of LJ users  drugoj and...

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