Posts tagged Russian


"American technology is undoubtedly playing a significant role in Hong Kong’s unrest." FireChat’s Moscow-educated co-founder is awkward for the pro-Kremlin press.

Russian Mathematician Aids Hong Kong’s ‘America-Orchestrated Color Revolution’

"American technology is undoubtedly playing a significant role in Hong Kong’s unrest." FireChat’s Moscow-educated co-founder is awkward for the pro-Kremlin press.

Russian Mathematician Aids Hong Kong’s ‘America-Orchestrated Color Revolution’

An airplane has crashed in Ukraine. With nothing but a few pixelated YouTube videos and a fast-growing mountain of accusations, RuNet users are in the midst of a full-blown hysteria. 

Now the ‘militants’ have really done it with their weapons from Russia.


First Reactions to the Downed Plane in Eastern Ukraine

An airplane has crashed in Ukraine. With nothing but a few pixelated YouTube videos and a fast-growing mountain of accusations, RuNet users are in the midst of a full-blown hysteria. 

Now the ‘militants’ have really done it with their weapons from Russia.

First Reactions to the Downed Plane in Eastern Ukraine

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A Facebook post that got one Russian journalist fired last month continues to make trouble on the RuNet.
Romanenko reported that no less than the governor of Vologodsk had filed a complaint against him with the local prosecutor’s office because of the jocular post.

The questions were of this sort: do you have facts and documents that show that local agriculture is breaking down? The answers were of this sort

Facebook Post Spells Legal Trouble for Russian Charity

A Facebook post that got one Russian journalist fired last month continues to make trouble on the RuNet.

Romanenko reported that no less than the governor of Vologodsk had filed a complaint against him with the local prosecutor’s office because of the jocular post.

The questions were of this sort: do you have facts and documents that show that local agriculture is breaking down? The answers were of this sort

Facebook Post Spells Legal Trouble for Russian Charity

Who is to blame for the worst political violence to grip Europe this century?
For Russia’s politicians, the battle lines over Ukraine have already been drawn, and now there can be no compromise.
Russian Politicians Stick to Their Guns as Ukraine Burns

Who is to blame for the worst political violence to grip Europe this century?

For Russia’s politicians, the battle lines over Ukraine have already been drawn, and now there can be no compromise.

Russian Politicians Stick to Their Guns as Ukraine Burns

Mari Bastashevski and Sergey Ponomarev have produced this series of texts and videos for Global Voices’ RuNet Echo project to describe the blogosphere of the Russian North Caucasus. Virtually no information is available about the blogging world of this remote region.
The Caucasus Network

Mari Bastashevski and Sergey Ponomarev have produced this series of texts and videos for Global Voices’ RuNet Echo project to describe the blogosphere of the Russian North Caucasus. Virtually no information is available about the blogging world of this remote region.

The Caucasus Network

A 28-year-old Chechnya native, Ali Suleymanov, “Archidesigner,” spent most of his adulthood in the Moscow region, where he studied and later worked as exterior designer.

The Caucasus Network: Grozny Blogger, Ali Suleymanov

No indigenous languages dominate any of the blogging platforms in the North Caucasus. Even the forums dedicated exclusively to local issues operate in Russian.
The Caucasus Network: In Blogs, Russian is the Common Language

No indigenous languages dominate any of the blogging platforms in the North Caucasus. Even the forums dedicated exclusively to local issues operate in Russian.

The Caucasus Network: In Blogs, Russian is the Common Language

And today we no longer fight to become Europe, we fight to remain Ukraine

After police used brutal force to disperse week-long anti-government protests in Kyiv on November 30, protesters have returned to the streets in greater numbers and are demanding the government’s resignation.

#Euromaidan Protests: ‘We Fight to Remain Ukraine’

Ethnic nationalism now seems to be enjoying a renaissance in Russia. The nationalist theme is especially pronounced in RuNet commentary, and Anglophone Russia bloggers have noticed this trend, too.
Anglophone Bloggers Parse Russian Nationalism

Ethnic nationalism now seems to be enjoying a renaissance in Russia. The nationalist theme is especially pronounced in RuNet commentary, and Anglophone Russia bloggers have noticed this trend, too.

Anglophone Bloggers Parse Russian Nationalism