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Non-user President: will @PutinRussia replace @MedvedevRussia? (guest blog)

Asmolov, Gregory (2012) Non-user President: will @PutinRussia replace @MedvedevRussia? (guest blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (07 May 2012). Blog.

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Abstract

On May 7 Russia got an old-new President and a new Prime Minister. Among the many differences between the members of the so-called “Russian tandem”, there is one that is less visible, but important. It is the approach of Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev to the Internet. Russia says “Goodbye” to its “Geek-President” and in exchange gets a “President-Non-user”. Polis Silverstone Scholar Gregory Asmolov examines the consequences for Russian political communications.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 13:56
Last Modified: 16 May 2017 13:56
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77269

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