All Posts Tagged With: "LiveJournal"

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FSB Orders Ulyanovsk ISP to Block LiveJournal

An internet service provider in Ulyanovsk says the Federal Security Service has ordered it to block access to the blogging platform LiveJournal.

May 18, 2011 | Continued
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Central Electoral Commission Looks to Regulate Social Media

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission is proposing a ban on “political agitation” on blogs and social media on the day before national elections; critics say the move is “stupid” and could lead to abuse.

Mar 18, 2011 | Continued
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Russia: Freedom of Speech Online in 2010

Yezhednevny Zhurnal columnist Marianna Tishchenko discusses the various forms of pressure that the Russian authorities have used to stifle free speech on blogs and journals on the Russian Internet.

Feb 10, 2011 | Continued
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Charges Filed Against Blogger For Insulting Putin (updated)

A Russian blogger claims he is being illegally persecuted after police raided his office and filed charges against him for insulting Vladimir Putin on his LiveJournal page.

Dec 22, 2010 | Continued
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Hackers Block Access to Kremlin-Critical Newspaper

The editors of Novaya Gazeta are demanding that the police initiate a criminal suit against hackers who have blocked access to their website, which remained under attack for a fourth day on Friday.

Jan 29, 2010 | Continued
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Criminal Case Launched Against Russian Opposition Blogger

Authorities in Russia’s Kemerovo oblast have launched a criminal investigation against Dmitri Solovyov, an opposition activist with the Oborona Youth Movement, for entries in his LiveJournal blog.

Aug 18, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Businessman Pays Out For Defamatory Blog Entry

A Moscow court has compelled businessman and former State Duma representative Alexander Lebedev to pay damages for a defamatory post written in his LiveJournal blog.

Jun 25, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Prosecutors Dissect Opposition Leader’s Online Journal

Prosecutors in the Russian city of Vologda have launched an investigation into the LiveJournal account of Ivan Belyaev, a local leader of the opposition United Civil Front party, and may charge him with inciting hatred and enmity.

Mar 30, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Blogger Heads to Court After Fiery Comment

Savva Terentyev, a 22-year-old blogger from the Komi Republic, faces charges of inciting hatred after an online comment criticizing law enforcement.

Mar 13, 2008 | Continued
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The Last Island of Freedom

LiveJournal, the most popular blogging service in Russia, was recently sold to a Russian company. Sergei Petrunin discusses the significance of the sale on freedom of speech and freedom of thought in Russia.

Dec 13, 2007 | Continued