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About Leonid Volkov

Leonid Volkov is founder of the Internet Protection Society, a Russian digital rights NGO. In 2016-2017, he was chief of staff for Alexey Navalny's presidential campaign.

Articles by Leonid Volkov

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Sunny Hundal is openDemocracy’s social media editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Blue skies, clear thinking: Russian democracy in the Cloud

The recent election to the Coordinating Council of the Russian opposition was a first. Run across the whole country, entirely online, it demonstrated an unprecedented unity between the various factions. Organisers Fyodor Krashenninikov and Leonid Volkov, take a long hard look at its successes, failures and implications for the future of Russia.

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