The tech world in Russia can be more cynically viewed as predominantly commercial and filled with clones of services and products that never made it through the language barrier. But there are some fresh organisations working on changing this for the better and they’re not all making this happen within the Russian border.
“It’s the connection between the offline and online worlds that is important,” says Alexey Sidorenko, head of Teplitsa Social Technologies, an organisation that works on civic change. . “It’s not just naming and shaming if there is something wrong, but an interaction between activists and technologies that can get things fixed.”
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