Russia analyst. Global Voices @runetecho Project Editor. UConn PoliSci PhD student. I also blog at http://t.co/hxwGygREuA.
Are Russian Pensions Robbing Peter to Pay Paul? http://globalvoicesonline.org/2013/10/05/are-russian-pensions-robbing-peter-to-pay-paul/ I breakdown the hubbub about pension doomsday.
“Lesbianism” & “War Games”: Russian Internet Censorship Continues http://globalvoicesonline.org/2013/10/02/lesbianism-and-war-games-russian-internet-censorship-continues/ @AndreyTselikov’s latest.
It seems @tvrain is now charging for access to certain video. $1 buys you 1 clip. I guess Timakova’s hurting, too.
.@netovetz continues his “All of Russia in One Photograph” project.
For @osenin & @kichanova. :)
Rumors Fly that Putin Has Remarried http://globalvoicesonline.org/2013/09/25/rumors-fly-that-putin-has-remarried/ @ninaivanovna wraps the recent speculation on Kabaeva.
http://xoxol-1.livejournal.com/9734.html 3rd most trending post on Russian LJ is a tabloid piece suggesting Putin has, hrm, remarried.
Interesting. NewsRu.com is now using Twitter embeds in its stories.
Judges copy-pasting prosecutors’ charges in their verdicts & sentences? Typos and all!
http://obozrevatel.com/curious/80593-na-kreschatike-nashli-sobaku-pohozhuyu-na-putina.htm Hints that you’ve been in power too long: the Ukrainians start finding dogs that look like you
Navalny’s campaign “cubes” keep up the good fight, now propagating claims of election fraud.
https://www.facebook.com/tstanovaya/posts/647022578664798 @Stanovaya ponders explanations for @VladimirMarkin’s response to Kudrin. Insults or idiocy?
Soviet Space Exploration Propaganda Posters http://readrussia.com/2013/09/13/soviet-space-exploration-propaganda-posters/#ad-image-3 Neat image collection from @russiamagazine.
There is an awesome botnet now perpetuating the @PutinForPeace hashtag. Look on their works, ye Mighty, and despair!
http://navalny.livejournal.com/857956.html @navalny delivers his 50k-page complaint to the Moscow city court. Plus district court trips.
http://kireev.livejournal.com/956820.html A.Kireev highlights similar geographic support patterns between @MD_Prokhorov & @navalny.
After two hours, Navalny finally comes on stage. People chanting his name.
Navalny’s court trial buddy Peter Ofitserov now addressing the crowd. Navalny up next?
My grandfather would hate this guy. “I can’t hear you—your hands are in your pockets,” he liked to tell me.
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