· August, 2015

Stories about Russia from August, 2015

Think You're So Clever, Wikipedia? Russian Censors Plan to Block You Anyway

Though Wikipedia has tried to circumvent Russian censors' demands to remove content, the Kremlin seems intent on blocking the website at all costs.

Did Wikipedia Just Outsmart Russia's Internet Blacklist?

Wikipedia is trying something new in the fight against Russian censorship, and it might actually work.

Russia Blocks Euronews ISIS Video Over ‘Extremist’ User Comment

Russian censors have blocked another YouTube video, although it did not violate any Russian laws. Instead, an offending user comment under the video caused Roscomnadzor to ban the page wholesale.

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