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‘The Russification of WikiLeaks’: Crowdsourcing the Fight Against Russia’s Casual Corruption
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing, it seems, is finally catching on in Russia.

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 29, 2011 03:58 pm GMT3367 views
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‘The Russification of WikiLeaks’: Crowdsourcing the Fight Against Russia’s Casual Corruption
Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

The popular crowdsourced Election Violation Map (kartanarusheniy.ru), developed by Golos.org together with gazeta.ru, is the main reason on the pressure. On November 28, while Golos held a...

Fritz SchaeferDec 02, 2011 07:15 am GMT1898 views
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Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack
Russia's vote forgers will not go unpunished
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Since September, in collaboration with Gazeta online newspaper, Golos had been running an online crowdsourced project known as Karta Narusheniy (mapped election violations). It's a thorn in...

Rebecca GutierrezDec 07, 2011 11:34 am GMT1624 views
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Russia's vote forgers will not go unpunished
Sberbank's Gref calls for more public involvement to improve governance
document Distributed Knowledge

Government policy based on the broad application of the new model would lead to fundamental social shifts. The distance and estrangement between the authorities and the public would be reduced....

Harshida PatelApr 18, 2012 01:15 pm GMT1134 views
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Sberbank's Gref calls for more public involvement to improve governance
Growing civic and social technologies in Russia for the greater good
document Tools

“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...

Fritz SchaeferJul 07, 2012 11:53 pm GMT1177 views
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Growing civic and social technologies in Russia for the greater good
Proposed Internet crackdown in Russia leads to Wikipedia blackout in protest
document Distributed Knowledge

Here’s what Wikipedia had to say about this today (translated into English): " Lobbyists and activists supporting the amendments, argue that they are directed exclusively against the...

Fritz SchaeferJul 10, 2012 03:09 am GMT1256 views
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Proposed Internet crackdown in Russia leads to Wikipedia blackout in protest
Crowdfunding Platforms Make Their First Steps in Russia
article Crowdfunding

All three Russian sites have copied Kickstarter to a large extent – even down to certain website layout details. Online crowdfunding started to develop in the mid-2000s with such projects as...

Fritz SchaeferOct 03, 2012 11:23 pm GMT1279 views
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Crowdfunding Platforms Make Their First Steps in Russia
Russia: Crowdmapping Corruption With Bribr Mobile App
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Bribr is not the only crowdsourcing platform tracking bribery and corruption out there. Its currently dormant predecessor in the post-Soviet space – vzyatka.crowdmap.com [ru] – was launched by...

Jason RobbinsOct 07, 2012 09:54 am GMT1523 views
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Russia: Crowdmapping Corruption With Bribr Mobile App
Corruption Index Keeps Russia in 'Zone of Shame'
article Distributed Knowledge

Panfilova and Kabanov also praised recent grassroots efforts on reporting corruption, such as the iPhone application Bribr, with Kabanov noting that such crowdsourcing efforts can also have a...

Samuel BennettDec 05, 2012 11:52 pm GMT1778 views
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Corruption Index Keeps Russia in 'Zone of Shame'
Russia Becomes the 50th Country of TomTom’s Global Speed Cameras Service
document 

TomTom is working with a leading Russian crowdsourcing service for drivers called Second Pilot to enhance its Speed Cameras Service in Russia. The service will be delivered directly to devices as a...

Claire MackayMay 14, 2014 06:08 am GMT768 views
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Russia Becomes the 50th Country of TomTom’s Global Speed Cameras Service
Russia Becomes the 50th Country of TomTom’s Global Speed Cameras Service
document 

This service will be offered to leading car--manufacturers and app-developers, who can easily integrate the world-class service into their systems. Backed by OpenLR* technology, crowdsourcing...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 16, 2014 05:24 am GMT982 views
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 Russia Becomes the 50th Country of TomTom’s Global Speed Cameras Service
Russia: Overview of Top RuNet Trends and Events in 2011
document Distributed Knowledge

Russia's booming Internet community is now the largest in Europe [2] [ru] with at least 52.9 million monthly visitors – a very important milestone in itself with countless implications. The...

Samuel BennettJan 16, 2012 12:05 pm GMT1033 views
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Russia: Overview of Top RuNet Trends and Events in 2011
Russia: Crowdsourced Maps Graduate to Mapping Portal Yandex.Maps
document 

“The mapping service now includes detailed plans of almost 400 cities across Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Crowdsourcing has allowed Yandex.Maps to add plans of such cities as Chita,...

Claire MackayMar 06, 2012 01:48 am GMT1565 views
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Russia: Crowdsourced Maps Graduate to Mapping Portal Yandex.Maps
Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

There is one additional online activity that should be mentioned. It is not very innovative itself, but it is essential for enabling innovation: crowdfunding, webmoney and tools for donating micro...

Harshida PatelMar 07, 2012 02:41 am GMT2690 views
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Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
Russia: Crowdsourcing to Solve Local Urban Problems
document 

StreetJournal.org , a project launched in the city of Perm, now operating in several major cities across Russia. The site has publicized nearly 8,000 problems, of which more than a third have...

Adam FrazerMay 04, 2012 12:10 am GMT1305 views
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Russia: Crowdsourcing to Solve Local Urban Problems
Russia: Charity Crowdfunding
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Tugeza helps to attract financing for projects all over Russia that are diverse in both theme and scale: at the moment, volunteers are raising funds for a rehabilitation and education complex in...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 09, 2012 11:29 pm GMT1614 views
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Russia: Charity Crowdfunding
From Russia with Love: Go Designer CEO Talks About Crowdsourcing Abroad
Crowd Creativity, Tools

In Russia, foreign internet companies struggle to gain much influence. This preference for homegrown ventures arguably extends into crowdsourcing platforms. We caught up with Maxim Fedchenko, the CEO of GoDesigner, a platform that connects businesses with designers, to ask him about his platform and his thoughts on foreign companies looking to enter the Russian market.

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Anton RootJun 04, 2012 11:33 pm GMT5973 views
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In Russia, the Crowd Targets Corruption and Bribes
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

In Russia, a crowdsourcing application called Bribr is looking to show just how much money is being spent on bribes in hopes of stemming the unhealthy practice. It’s looking for input from the corrupters themselves.

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Anton RootDec 04, 2012 04:56 pm GMT6118 views
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Edward Snowden: I Didn't Give Secrets to China or Russia
article Distributed Knowledge

Edward Snowden said during a recent interview he did not give any secret information to China or Russia while in either of those two countries. Snowden, who leaked top secret documents to The...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 11, 2013 01:43 pm GMT996 views
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Edward Snowden: I Didn't Give Secrets to China or Russia
Russia Protest Leader's Verdict Looms Large
article 

Navalny's best-known project, the Rospil website, monitors state contracts and appeals to law enforcement agencies to get the dodgy ones annulled. It employs six lawyers who have overturned...

Jayne AnnJul 17, 2013 07:21 am GMT1242 views
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Russia Protest Leader's Verdict Looms Large
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