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Ekaterina

A native of sunny Uzbekistan, Global Voices Russian Editor. Graduated in International Law, interested in civil society developments, culture, travelling and photography.
Tweets under @golubina

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Latest posts by Ekaterina

10 July 2012

Uzbekistan: ‘National’ Social Network Not Quite a Facebook Clone

Youface, the "national" social networking service launched in Uzbekistan, has been criticized by some netizens as a "bad copy" of Facebook. Yet, the service which reportedly aims to "boost patriotism"...

14 December 2011

Uzbekistan: Playing Politics on Facebook

Facebook seems to have started playing an important role in Uzbek politics. However, so far it is more a tool for playing games with fake accounts, rather than an instrument...

28 October 2011

Global Voices Russian Partners With Neweurasia.net

We are pleased to announce partnership of Global Voices in Russian with Neweurasia.net, one of the most prominent citizen media platforms in Central Asia and about Central Asia, which has...

20 April 2011

Central Asia: Finalists of BarCamp Ideas Market

Global Voices has already provided an overview of BarCamp Central Asia, which took place on 15-17 April, 2011 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. In this post we would like to give our...

18 April 2011

Central Asia: Ideas and Innovations of BarCamp Central Asia

The fourth educational non-commercial conference for professionals in social media (BarCamp Central Asia) took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 15-17 April, 2011, bringing together journalists and bloggers, IT and media specialists,...

1 April 2011

Uzbekistan: Next on the List of Revolutions?

Last month, Alen Mattich at The Wall Street Journal produced and published an index of likely candidate countries ripe for an upheaval. The fact that Uzbekistan is 15th on the...

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