Bellingcat Online Workshop - RuNet (4 hour)

Wednesday, 21 September 2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

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Participant Bellingcat Online Workshop Incl. 21% VAT Partial Approval - €286.65

The ticket price is inclusive of 21% VAT and additional fees. All individuals applying for this course are subject to the Dutch VAT of 21%. If your application is paid for by a company to whom different VAT rules apply, please mention your VAT number in the registration form, after which we will send you a separate invoice. Please note that this event requires you to register before purchasing your ticket. This means you will not be required to pay before we approve the current registration request. We also include a 3% processing fee charged by credit card companies and PayPal, along with a €10 fee charged from Eventzilla. For our 2022 workshops, we increased our fees by 10% to match inflation and additional labor costs, from €200 for each 4-hour block up to €220. Thus, with these fees and the 21% VAT, each 4-hour block totals €286.65 (€1,109.21 for a 16-hour workshop, €835.02 for a 12-hour workshop)

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Wednesday, 21 September 2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

This workshop focuses on conducting research on the Russian-language internet (RuNet), taking place on September 21, from 09:00 AM – 01:00 PM EDT (New York) / 03:00 PM – 07:00 PM CEST (Amsterdam), and covers the following topics:

Conducting research on the RuNet: 

  • Researching topics in Russia, Ukraine, and other post-Soviet states via the Russian-language internet (RuNet)
  • Using Russian-language social networks and other platforms commonly used in post-Soviet states
  • Navigating data leaks from post-Soviet states
  • Facial recognition capabilities and pitfalls on the RuNet


Please note: a basic reading knowledge of Russian language is strongly recommended!

Cancellation policy

You will be registered as a participant only after we have received full payment of the workshop fee;

If you cancel your registration up to one week before the start of the workshop, you will be refunded the total workshop fee, minus EUR 25 / USD 30 (administrative costs);

If you cancel within six to two days before the start of the workshop, you will be reimbursed 50% of the workshop fee. If we are able to replace you with a waiting list candidate, then the total fee (minus Eur 25 / USD 30 administrative costs) will be refunded.


Bellingcat is an international collective of researchers and citizen journalists using digital verifiable information to investigate a broad range of topics and uncover wrongdoing. Our research is based on facts and evidence and we publish articles with the aim to find objective truth and advance justice, transparency and accountability. We cooperate, share and train others to spread our knowledge, build networks and expand the online open source community.

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