Analysis, book reviews and photography from Abkhazia and the wider Caucasus — updates when time permits

Banned in Russia

Or at least so it seems. Eric Lethier was so kind to point out to me on Twitter that Taklama is blocked in Russia:


I must say I’m a bit shocked — call me naive, but I’d have expected such crude measures of Iran, not of Russia.

If this is not some sort of technical mistake, it means two things:

Firstly, the Russian censorship agency has got way too much time on its hands, going after obscure websites like this one.

Secondly, while I don’t know what exactly invoked the ire of the censor, I like to think my writings are neither pro- or anti-Russian. Perhaps this ambiguity is being perceived as a much greater threat than the harsher treatment Russia receives elsewhere.

Filed under: Maintenance, Media, Russia,

Weekly updates on Wednesday

Starting today, I will try to post updates on a weekly basis, every Wednesday.

Filed under: Maintenance

Taklama now also on Twitter

I have joined twitter, at http://twitter.com/#!/sephiakarta . New tweets will be displayed on this weblog as well, in the rightmost column.

Filed under: Maintenance,

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This weblog was started on Saturday 19 December 2009.

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