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September 29, 2023
European Wikimedians gathered in Tbilisi
Annual conference of Wikipedians (Wikimedians) of Central and Eastern Europe — Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2023 — was held in Tbilisi. The organizer was the Georgian user group. The conference venue was Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, the oldest in the country. At the conference, Wikimedia Foudation's “Universal Code of Conduct”, “Youth Safety Policy” and “Data privacy policy” were in force.
May 23, 2022
Wiki Loves Earth photo contest will be held in Kazakhstan for the first time
Between June 15 and July 15 Kazakhstan will take part in local round of annual international photographic competition «Wiki Loves Earth» (WLE). Competition is aimed at documenting of natural heritage sites and is held in 2 rounds: first, from May to July, all participating countries make their own competition, and in the end choose 10 (sometimes up to 15) best pictures, that are sent to international round.
February 9, 2022
The «World of Universities» competition has started in two sections of Wikipedia
On February 7, 2022, a contest for writing and editing articles «The World of Universities» dedicated to higher education institutions started in the Russian and English sections of Wikipedia. The contest is part of a project that the Russian non-profit partnership «Wikimedia RU» is implementing with the support of the non-governmental development institute «Innopraktika» and the Presidential Grants Fund.
December 28, 2021
St. Petersburg Wikimedians created an official community
The newly formed organization is the face of the Wikimedia Foundation's affiliation "Wikimedia Community of Saint Petersburg User Group", recognized by the Affiliation Committee (AffCom).
August 22th, 2021
An exhibition of artifacts «Through the keyhole of time» opened in Simferopol
On August 15, 2021, the Museum of History of Simferopol, located on Pushkin Street — in the center of the Crimean capital, opened an exhibition of artifacts «Through the keyhole of time».
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Bosáya sang with Tony B at a B.o.B concert
The Bosáya group (Galina Bosaya and Vadim Zaryuta) performed with Tony B at the opening act of the B.o.B.
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Wiki-expedition to Gdov through Leningrad Oblast
North-West Russia Wiki-Historians organised another wiki-expedition using automobile and Gdov became the target. Gdov is the ancient Russian town that was very important military and economical center of lake Peipus nearby in the past.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
The Wikimedia Foundation broke Russian Wikinews again
Wikimedia Foundation has disabled one of the main functionality again Russian Wikinews due to well-known technical specialists of a critical problem that they have not solved for almost a year. Another shutdown followed a global failure in the Foundation’s infrastructure, which lasted for about 20 minutes.
July 3rd, 2021
From the Celts to the Arctic: Saami Parliamentarian and Norwegian Minister welcomed Wikimedia languages
«Celtic Knot 2020» Wikimedia Language Conference this year passed the baton to the Nordic people, but will come back to the British Iles next.
April 16th, 2021
Lampovo Wiki Expedition of Petersburg Wiki Historians
n March 2021 Wikimedia movement members from the User Group called North-West Russia Wiki-Historians User Group (NWR-Hist) accomplished another Wiki Expedition foсused on photographing and collecting information for usage in Wikimedia projects.
March 2nd, 2021
Karelia Wiki Expedition of Petersburg Wiki Historians
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
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
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
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.
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