'Ruwiki', the evil twin of Russian Wikipedia
For years, Russian officials and ruscist public speakers demanded Wikipedia to be replaced in Russia by a Russian web encyclopedia consistent with the state ideology. Of many attempts to create such an encyclopedia, none have succeeded.

'Ruwiki' was launched in mid-2023 by Wikimedia Russia's ex-CEO Vladimir Medeyko and several other old wikipedians with money from a state-owned VTB Bank.

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