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22 August 2014
Armchair military experts, social-media archive spelunkers, and ideologues all work together in creating conflicting versions of events in eastern Ukraine, making disinterested analysis and verification very difficult.
The story of Russia's colour revolution has taken a new turn: a famous Ukrainian roofer Mustang Wanted admitted painting the star atop a high-rise in Moscow yellow and blue.
21 August 2014
Russia closed four McDonald's locations in Moscow for "sanitary violations" in what some say is another stage of the sanctions war. The RuNet exploded with disbelief—and photos of Russian bathrooms.
20 August 2014
Russians are mostly unaware of the new bloggers' law, and those who do know about it think it's a good idea, a new public opinion poll has found.
19 August 2014
One of the RuNet's latest attacks on the U.S. State Department spokesperson reveals how even Russia’s noblest patriots seem to rely on American resources when deriding the White House.
17 August 2014
The information war and the real one have almost become synonymous for a Ukrainian Twitter blogger from Slovyansk, and he is sick of both.
15 August 2014
As speculation swirls around the Russian humanitarian convoy traveling into Eastern Ukraine, Western journalists following the procession have witnessed a column of armored vehicles crossing the border into Ukraine.
At first glance, "SORM 2.0" seems redundant, but the reform of police surveillance online could vastly expand the reach of the Kremlin.
There was no way to predict that Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, the former Pussy Riot political prisoner, would curtail her online activism to avoid being targeted by the Attorney General.
So far, most Russians watching the unrest in Ferguson have taken it as an opportunity to criticize the United States, arguing that America exaggerates its progress in race relations.