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Latest stories about Eastern & Central Europe
18 April 2014
North Ossetians display a readiness for civil disobedience that has many asking about their willingness to take to the streets (or highways, as it were), when faced with injustice.
17 April 2014
Romanenko reported that no less than the governor of Vologodsk had filed a complaint against him with the local prosecutor's office because of the jocular post.
16 April 2014
Pavel Durov, founder and CEO of Russian social network VKontakte, has once again used his account there as a platform to speak out against Internet censorship.
12 April 2014
A partial exodus from Russia by MasterCard and Visa has inspired some digital currency enthusiasts to propose Bitcoin, the world's leading crypto-currency, as a solution to the country's monetary problems.
The regulations would require fact-checking, age restriction warnings, and obeying election laws, among other responsibilities.
11 April 2014
Local humanitarian initiatives from Macedonia are successfully using social media to solicit donations for the country's most vulnerable.
9 April 2014
A series of gaffes in a televised interview by Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov have provoked widespread discussion among Macedonian social media users as presidential elections approach.
A cautionary tale about the dangers of ill-conceived Facebook status updates, or perhaps about the growing threat of RuNet's epistemic closure.
5 April 2014
At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.
A Moscow city councilman is promoting legislation that would require all online social networks to house users’ personal data on servers located on Russian soil.