March 2nd, 2021
Karelia Wiki Expedition of Petersburg Wiki Historians
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In the very end of the year 2020 the Wikimedia User Group called "North-West Russia Wiki-Historians" made their another wiki expedition—this time to the Republic of Karelia. Lots of photos were made for Wikimedia Commons and other projects such as Wikipedia, Wikivoyage and Wikinews. Also, an annual summarizing conference was held with distant participants.
February 7th, 2021
UG EZY: Wiki-expedition to Vyborg and summing up
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UG EZY user group — «Wikimedians of Erzya language User Group» hosted 3-day event that included Wiki Expedition in Vyborg, brainstorming with the soloist of «Oyme» song group and summing up year 2020.
January 13th, 2021
FADN recognizes Wikipedia's important contribution
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Russia's Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs (русск. Федеральное агентство по делам национальностей, ФАДН/FADN) once again recognized Bashkir Wikipedians with its «The Key Word» (русск. Ключевое слово) Award, invited Wikimedians to report on cooperation with the Republic of Tatarstan institutions during its «Language Policy: Practices from across Russia» (русск. Языковая политика: общероссийская экспертиза) Annual Dialogue Forum.
January 13th, 2021
«My Tatarstan» wiki-marathon starts Tatar
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Tatar language Commission together with Wikimedia Russia and Tatar Wikimedians User Group launched first international wiki-marathon on writing Tatar Wikipedia articles on geography, culture, history and contemporary life of Tatarstan. «My Tatarstan» (тат. Минем Татарстан) contest runs from December 15, 2020 through January 31st, 2021.
October 25th, 2020
Zelenogorsk Wiki Car Expedition for Railways and Swamps
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The people from the Wikimedia Foundation User Group called North-West Russia Wiki-Historians accomplished their another Wiki Expedition to the Kurortny District of Saint Petersburg city to participate in a historical event and to examine some local landmarks.
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.
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