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Wikimedia RU
A three colored svg logo of Wikimedia RU
LocationRussia Icons-flag-ru.png
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
DirectorVladimir Medeyko
Key peopleStas Kozlovsky (Executive Director)
BudgetPer project
Phone number+74993906445
Mobile number+79219403979
Mailing listwikimediaru-l
Coordinates55°44'48"N, 37°32'13"E
Mailing address125009, Russia, Moscow, Vozdvizgenka street, 10, office 350, 3 floor, office Wikimedia RU

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

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


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 12 members of the Partnership, about 4 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 2020.


Postal address: 125009, Russia, Moscow, Vozdvizgenka street, 10, office 350.
Web: (wiki)
Mailing List: wikimediaru-l
Email: or
LinkedIn: Викимедиа РУ

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