Crimea: Russian transmissions are jamming frequencies broadcast from the Ukrainian mainland

Crimea: Russian transmissions are jamming frequencies broadcast from the Ukrainian mainland

Russia, Ukraine Battle For Crimean Airwaves Since Russia’s seizure of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, it has sought to control all aspects of life on the peninsula, including its airwaves. Russian transmissions are jamming frequencies broadcast from the Ukrainian mainland, while Kyiv fights back with new and upgraded radio towers. www.rferl.org  

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As Russia prosecutes more online hate speech than ever, its first convict wins on appeal in Strasbourg

As Russia prosecutes more online hate speech than ever, its first convict wins on appeal in Strasbourg

Meduza …Russian courts violated his freedom of expression by sentencing him to a year’s probation for writing in February 2007 that “it would be nice to burn crooked cops.” https://meduza.io/en/news/2018/08/28/as-russia-prosecutes-more-online-hate-speech-than-ever-its-first-convict-wins-on-appeal-in-strasbourg The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favor of Savva Terentyev, the first Internet user in Russia ever convicted of extremism for a […]

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The Real Russia. Today. Telegram agrees to share some user data, regulators try to protect ‘disabled’ small-chested women, and the Duma becomes a lobbyists' haven

The Real Russia. Today. Telegram agrees to share some user data, regulators try to protect ‘disabled’ small-chested women, and the Duma becomes a lobbyists' haven

The instant messenger Telegram has rewritten its privacy policy, and Russians are raising their eyebrows at Section 8.3, where the network now says it may disclose users’ IP addresses and phone numbers “to the relevant authorities,” if it “receives a court order [confirming] that you’re a … (RSS generated with FetchRss) Read more: The Real […]

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