Wikimedia Russia

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Wikimedia Russia / Wikimedia RU is an approved chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation for Wikimedians living in Russia.

Wikimedia RU
A three colored svg logo of Wikimedia RU
Country codeRU
Legal statusnon-profit organization
Founding date24 May 2008
Main officeMoscow
Official language(s)Russian
Other language(s)26 other languages used by the chapter
DirectorStas Kozlovsky
BudgetPer project
Mailing listwikimediaru-l
Mailing address105094, Russia, Moscow, Gospitalny Val street, 5, corp. 18, apt. 1/XXIII, office 1/А7Ю

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Full name: „Not-for-profit Partnership for the Advancement of Encyclopedic Knowledge «Wikimedia RU»“.
Abbreviated name: NP «Wikimedia RU».

Summary Edit

Main article: Wikimedia RU/Summary

The Non-Commercial Partnership of promotion of distribution of encyclopedic knowledge Wikimedia RU (in Russian: Некоммерческое партнерство содействия распространению энциклопедических знаний «Викимедиа РУ») was approved by the WMF on 2008-05-24, and registered by the state on 2008-11-21. The Partnership operates within the Russian Federation. It supports and promotes Wikimedia projects in all languages; however, most efforts are put into projects in Russian and in other languages of the Russian Federation. There are currently 15 members of the Partnership, about 11 of whom are active.

The main actual activities of the Partnership are:

  • Carrying of Wiki-Conferences (something like local Wikimanias).
  • Lobbying of free licenses, freedom of panorama and similar changes in legislation.
  • Providing of grants and other support to participants of Wikimania.
  • Participation in global fundraising.

...and more.

Reports till 2021.

Contacts Edit

Postal address: 105094, Russia, Moscow, Gospitalny Val street, 5, corp. 18, apt. 1/XXIII, office 1/А7Ю.
Web: (wiki)
Mailing List: wikimediaru-l
Email: Facebook:
LinkedIn: Викимедиа РУ

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