October 23rd, 2020
Tatarstan ordered articles in Wikipedia
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A 1 million rubles maximum contract price order for Wikipedia articles creation was published at the Russian Federal Portal for State Procurement on October 19th, 2020. The buyer — Tatarstan Investment Development Agency, using funds from the budget of the Republic — intends to have equally well developed materials describing investment infrastructure of the Republic published in three language sections — Russian Wikipedia, Tatar Wikipedia and English Wikipedia.
September 14th, 2020
Russian Wikinews overtake other Wikinews
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On Monday, September 14, 2020, Russian Wikinews took the 1st string of the title page of the Wikimedia Foundation's international multilingual Internet portal called Wikinews at the address www.wikinews.org. It is preliminary considered that Russian Wikinews is the first ever Russian language "Wikimedia sister project" to reach the 1st place among all of the language versions of the same sister project.
September 9th, 2020
The Wikimedia Foundation broke Russian Wikinews
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At 2:44 a.m. (UTC) on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, Whatamidoing, the official representative of the Wikimedia Foundation for Project Communities, notified Russian Wikinews members about shutdown of all news feeds in the project, and also explained that the mechanism for creating news feeds (DynamicPageList; DPL) will be removed from the Wikimedia software codebase.
September 4th, 2020
Road of Life Wiki Car Expedition
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Wikimedia User Group called North-West Russia Wiki-Historians User Group accomplished a long-awaited group wiki-expedition using two personal cars.
August 13th, 2020
July 2020 Leaders of Russian-language Wikimedians
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Wikiscan.org service by Wikimedia France published statistics for Wikimedia editors activity for July 2020.
June 19th, 2020
May 2020 Leaders of Russian-language Wikimedians
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Wikiscan.org service by Wikimedia France published statistics for Wikimedia editors activity for April 2020. For detailed reports on Wikimedia projects in the languages of Russia in Mainspace, see links from dedicated page on Wikimedia Russia portal.
June 18th, 2020
Wiki-popularity rating: Countries of the world and their capitals, April 2020
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International multilingual Wiki-popularity of UN members states, as well as unrecognized and partially recognized countries and their respective capitals among Wikimedia projects' readers in April 2020 is prepared in the framework of Wiki-Smart Humanity project.
June 6, 2020
Robert Costanza: The likelihood of a global economic crisis is high
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On April 12, Wikinews asked Professor Robert Costanza, a member of the Club of Rome and the Royal Society of Arts, to comment on current events.
May 6th, 2020
April 2020 Leaders of Russian-language Wikimedians
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Wikiscan.org service by Wikimedia France published statistics for Wikimedia editors activity for April 2020. For detailed reports on Wikimedia projects in the languages of Russia in Mainspace, see links from dedicated page on Wikimedia Russia portal. Tables below show Top-10 editors in various nominations of Russian-language projects.
April 23, 2020
Stephen Ward: The public begins to live in a false reality
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Director of the Canadian School of Journalism, professor at the University of British Columbia Stephen J. A. Ward, who is also the founding director of the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin, spoke with Wikinews about his vision of the current situation with the coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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