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Russian search engine beats Russian TV in the ratings

It seems that Yandex (Яндекс), the Internet company that is Russia’s homegrown alternative to Google, has surpassed Channel 1 (Первый канал), Russia’s premiere state-owned television channel, in something like a cross-platform ratings game. The Russian newspaper Vedemosti reports today that, … Continue reading

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Unpacking Russia

This blog is mainly about Russia’s (re)emergence as a donor of international development assistance and partner in development cooperation, although I occasionally blog about particularly creative dimensions of Russian opposition and other dimensions of popular culture that capture my imagination. … Continue reading

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