Media and Politics

Research and Class Material

Comrades Online?: How the Russian Case Challenges the Democratising Potential of the Internet


Sarah Oates, Politics Department, University of Glasgow 


Paper presented at Politics: Web 2.0: An International Conference

New Political Communication Unit, Department of Politics and International Relations, Royal Holloway, University of London, April 17-18, 2008 comrades online revised april 2008.pdf 

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