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12 April 2014
A partial exodus from Russia by MasterCard and Visa has inspired some digital currency enthusiasts to propose Bitcoin, the world's leading crypto-currency, as a solution to the country's monetary problems.
The regulations would require fact-checking, age restriction warnings, and obeying election laws, among other responsibilities.
11 April 2014
Local humanitarian initiatives from Macedonia are successfully using social media to solicit donations for the country's most vulnerable.
9 April 2014
A series of gaffes in a televised interview by Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov have provoked widespread discussion among Macedonian social media users as presidential elections approach.
A cautionary tale about the dangers of ill-conceived Facebook status updates, or perhaps about the growing threat of RuNet's epistemic closure.
5 April 2014
At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.
A Moscow city councilman is promoting legislation that would require all online social networks to house users’ personal data on servers located on Russian soil.
4 April 2014
The week-long telethon that started at the end of March has collected enough funds to maintain broadcasting for just over 53 days.
Many @lentaruofficial fans were incensed at the perceived usurpation, and started a mini-campaign to get people to unfollow the "zombie" impostor.
2 April 2014
RuNet Echo has collected the best gags for your amusement.