A quick note about going back to LJ–don’t.
From the Wikipedia article:
making the service subject to Russian law. The new terms prohibit users
from posting “advertising and/or political solicitation materials” or
performing any actions “contradictory to the laws of the Russian
Federation”. The terms also state that users are subject to Article 10.2
of the Federal Act of the Russian Federation No. 149, which dictates
that blogs with more than 3,000 daily visitors are classified as media
outlets and may not be published anonymously, are responsible for the
dissemination of unverified information, and are restricted from posting
pornography, obscene language, or “extremist materials”. Western media have described these laws as “draconian” and restricting free expression.
Additionally, only the Russian-language version of the terms of
service are considered legally binding. The new terms prompted wide
concern from users who believed that their content would now be targeted
under Russian censorship policies, including the country’s “gay propaganda” law.
Yeah there was a reason we left.