Posts Tagged ‘ demographics ’

The Numbers Vladimir Putin Doesn’t Want You to See

Apr 1st, 2014 | By

by Maureen Orth Russians prefer alternative reality. In the days since Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea, the Russian people are once again feeling good about their country. A robust 63 percent of them say they consider Russia a “great power,” according to a survey released this week by the Levada Center, a respected Russian polling firm.…


Social networks and social media in Ukrainian “Euromaidan” protests

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By

By Olga Onuch January 2 at 3:10 pm Joshua Tucker: One of the biggest stories of 2013 was the continued rise of social media usage worldwide. The end of the year also saw the emergence of unexpected protests in Ukraine, which we covered here at The Monkey Cage. In the following guest post, Oxford University…