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29 October 2014
The Ukrainian army and pro-Kyiv forces, underfunded by the state, have relied heavily on support from ordinary Ukrainians like Aleksandr Makarenko, who has raised over $75,000 on social media.
28 October 2014
As Ukraine counts the votes in its parliamentary elections, we take a look at the online citizen tools that Ukrainians used to report violations and discuss the candidates.
13 October 2014
The rebel "culture minister" allegedly demands that a court sentence a writer to death by firing squad, and also asks to be awarded 50,000 rubles in compensation for moral damages.
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.