Tag: internet censorship

On Election Eve, Controversy Over Russian Election Observation Mission

May 25, 2014

This article was written on Saturday, May 24, ahead of today’s elections. Kiev: Election observers have descended on Ukraine for the presidential elections this Sunday, May 25. Given the tumultuous situation in Ukraine’s separatist eastern regions, Luhansk and Donetsk, the elections are particularly important for legitimating Ukraine’s central government and reestablishing faith in Ukraine’s democracy […]

Rural Russians Turning to Internet Rather Than Television for News, New Study Finds

April 30, 2014

Staunton, April 30 – That many Russians in the major cities now rely on the Internet rather than Russian state television for news and information is an old story, but even in rural areas, a new Moscow study finds, residents are turning to the Internet for news and information and increasingly view TV only as […]