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Dec 5 2011 Protests against falsification of elections in Moscow

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A veiled Kashmiri government employee participates in a protest against the       government in Srinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Dozens of government       employees demanded release of arrears and regularization of jobs for daily       wage workers. (Dar Yasin)

A veiled Kashmiri government employee participates in a protest against the government in Srinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Dozens of government employees demanded release of arrears and regularization of jobs for daily wage workers. (Dar Yasin)

(Source: cryptome.org)

Thousands of people gather outside the main courthouse during the first trial 	      of 22 leftist students who were jailed after they staged a demonstration 	      to protest a police crackdown on anti-government demonstrators in the northern 	      town of Hopa, Black Sea, ahead of general elections in June, in Ankara, Turkey, 	      Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. (Burhan Ozbilici)

Thousands of people gather outside the main courthouse during the first trial of 22 leftist students who were jailed after they staged a demonstration to protest a police crackdown on anti-government demonstrators in the northern town of Hopa, Black Sea, ahead of general elections in June, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. (Burhan Ozbilici)

(Source: cryptome.org)

The Dark Side of Social Media

On December 6 2011, a number of pro-Kremlin activists launched an attack on Twitter using bots which posted messages with a hashtag #триумфальная (Triumfalnaya). These bots posted a range of national slogans and crude language. With a rate of up to 10 messages per second, these bots succeeded in blocking the actual message feed with that hashtag.

Police officers detain an opposition activist during a rally in downtown       St.Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. (Dmitry Lovetsky)

Police officers detain an opposition activist during a rally in downtown St.Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. (Dmitry Lovetsky)

(Source: cryptome.org)

Protests Dec 11, 2011 Moscow, Russia

Protests Dec 11, 2011 Moscow, Russia

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In this photo taken Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, protesters gather to protest 	      near the Kremlin, background, against alleged vote rigging in Russia’s 	      parliamentary elections in Moscow, Russia. Tens of thousands of people held 	      the largest anti-government protests that post-Soviet Russia has ever seen 	      to criticize electoral fraud and demand an end to Vladimir Putin’s rule. 	      (Dmitriy Chistoprudov)

In this photo taken Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, protesters gather to protest near the Kremlin, background, against alleged vote rigging in Russia’s parliamentary elections in Moscow, Russia. Tens of thousands of people held the largest anti-government protests that post-Soviet Russia has ever seen to criticize electoral fraud and demand an end to Vladimir Putin’s rule. (Dmitriy Chistoprudov)

(Source: cryptome.org)

In this photo taken Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, protesters gather to protest 	      against alleged vote rigging in Russia’s parliamentary elections in Moscow, 	      Russia. Tens of thousands of people held the largest anti-government protests 	      that post-Soviet Russia has ever seen to criticize electoral fraud and demand 	      an end to Vladimir Putin’s rule. (Dmitriy Chistoprudov)

In this photo taken Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, protesters gather to protest against alleged vote rigging in Russia’s parliamentary elections in Moscow, Russia. Tens of thousands of people held the largest anti-government protests that post-Soviet Russia has ever seen to criticize electoral fraud and demand an end to Vladimir Putin’s rule. (Dmitriy Chistoprudov)

(Source: cryptome.org)

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