· December, 2009

Stories about Russia from December, 2009

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Russia: Blogger Arrested For Pneumonic Plague Rumors

  4 December 2009

Ivan Peregorodiev, a 22-year-old medical student and blogger, has been arrested on December 3 for spreading rumors about pneumonic plague in the city of Saratov. Authorities accused him of disseminating false information related to an act of terrorism. On December 2, the Russian bloggers actively discussed allegations that a large...

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