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11. Freed Internet or Internment?

“Everything is ready for it technologically. All decisions have also been made at the legislative level, but (…) it is not easy, and it is really not desired. I still, frankly speaking, do not see any signs of this happening, because, for obvious reasons, it is a double-edged weapon.”

– Brandishing the biggest sword, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev announced to the rest of the world on February 1st that Russia is now ready to disconnect from the global Internet.
Tags: freedom, medvedev, Internet
12. Think Before You Post

The head of Russia's space agency was blocked on Facebook after commenting on a post in support of Navalny.

Tags: Internet, diplomacy, navalny, space, Roscosmos
13. A Model Problem-Solver

A man in Ufa got help for paying off his debts thanks to a classy photo-shoot.

Tags: Ufa, Internet, disabled, social issues
14. Not-So Smart Crosswalks

When the Russian city of Salekhard tried to upgrade its pedestrian crosswalks, crisscrossed chaos ensued.

Tags: city life, Internet, technology, transport, North
15. The Fast and the Broomiest

A bus driver in Kaliningrad has become internet-famous after video surfaced of them changing gears with what looks like a mop.

Tags: Internet, travel, Kaliningrad, transport
16. Taxis, Guns, and Scams

This week, we mark the end of 2020 with transportation stats, social media monitoring, and preparations for wild celebrations.

Tags: Moscow, military, literature, transport, government, alcohol, law, crime, Internet
17. Drugs, Pirates, and Apple Pay

This week, your mother turns out to be right all along; Aeroflot adapts to COVID; and the European Commission says you can get good, free movies from Russian social media.

Tags: Chelyabinsk, coronavirus, economy, Internet, crime
18. A Blog for Babushka

A recent survey of the elderly finds that one-fifth of pensioners hope to supplement their income with a blog.

Tags: social media, social issues, elderly, pensions, Internet
19. Flamethrowers, Video Games, and New Nobility

This week, the Russian army gets new toys; a university administrator doesn't quit while he's ahead; and Lukashenko keeps doing his thing, much to our chagrin.

Tags: corruption, fraud, lukashenko, belarus, games, Kazakhstan, military, Internet, Siberia
20. Good English

Russia came in 41st in an annual ranking of countries by English proficiency.

Tags: education, Internet, statistics, language

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