Russia’s Prosecutor General, Yury Chaika has made the rather risible claim that Ukraine’s Pravyi Sektor Group attempted to overthrow the Russian government by using social media.
Tag: internet censorship
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 […]
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 […]
To criticize the party online is a crime. The Supreme Court warned the users, that for spreading rumors anyone can get up to three years in prison. This is not just an idle threat. A Beijing TV station showed a confession by a popular blogger taken into custody. He confessed that he had committed “immoral […]