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7 October 2014
RuNet Echo talks with Facebook about content takedowns, community standards, and the social media war in Ukraine, where users on all sides resort to desperate measures.
4 October 2014
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin showed up on a Russian geek forum this morning to do an "Ask-Me-Anything" style Q&A session with its users.
29 September 2014
These documents offer fascinating insights into the relationship between the Russian Far Right and the separatists now active in eastern Ukraine.
23 September 2014
A little-known Ukrainian indie rock collective has captured the hearts of YouTube users—and Apple fans—with a cleverly shot music video that now has over half a million views.
22 September 2014
Liza Bogutskaya's outspokenness against what she sees as Russia's illegal occupation of Crimea has made her a favorite of pro-Ukrainians online and an enemy of the Russian state administering Crimea.
19 September 2014
A group of European youths are raising awareness of the conflict in Ukraine with a gory twist on the infamous Ice Bucket Challenge. The buckets are filled with metaphorical blood.
18 September 2014
America’s social media outreach on the Ukraine crisis has always been flawed, if only because Uncle Sam is up against an adversary that frequently camouflages online propaganda as “grassroots” activism.
16 September 2014
Mustang Wanted has had quite a week, infuriating the Russian authorities, inspiring Ukrainians, and earning some unexpected money for his cause against Moscow's intervention in Eastern Ukraine.
12 September 2014
In the North Caucasus, the long-deteriorating security situation and repressive local regimes have long burdened the population. Sadly, the region's structural violence is now spreading beyond, into Ukraine, too.
10 September 2014
Russians' connections between the Scottish and Eastern Ukrainian independence movements are, for the most part, thoroughly imagined, but the fantasy has produced several funny pictures.