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Concern over plan to build ‘Russian internet’

“Today a lot depends on the internet economically, socially and politically, and its development cannot be left unattended. Otherwise, we may lose sovereignty.” Those comments by Russian Deputy Communication Minister Oleg Ivanov were given as background to a new bill which, if implemented, would permit the Kremlin to unplug Russia from the world-wide-web. It would […]