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Wikimedia RU
A three colored svg logo of Wikimedia RU
Location Russia Icons-flag-ru.png
Country code RU
Founding date 24 MAY 2008
Main office Moscow
Membership 18
Official language(s) Russian
Other language(s) 26 other languages used by the chapter
Director Vladimir Medeyko
Key people Stas Kozlovsky (Executive Director)
Budget Per project
Phone number +74993906445
Mobile number +79219403979
E-mail address
Mailing list wikimediaru-l
Twitter Wikimedia_RU
Facebook WikimediaRU
Coordinates 55°44'48"N, 37°32'13"E
Mailing Address 123112, Russia, Moscow, Presnenskaya Naberezhnaya 10, Moscow City, Naberezhnaya Tower, Block C, 4 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

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 WMF on 2008-05-24, and registered by the state on 2008-11-21. The Partnership operates within 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 Russian Federation. There are 12 members in the Partnership now, about 4 of which 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 other.


Postal address: 123317, Russia, Moscow, Presnenskaya naberezhnaya, 10, office 470.
Web: (wiki)
Mailing List: wikimediaru-l
Email: or
LinkedIn: Викимедиа РУ

Key dates[edit]

  • WMF approves Russian Chapter: 2008-05-24
  • State registration of Wikimedia RU: 2008-11-11

Founding & historic documents[edit]

First steps[edit]

See also[edit]

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