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Russia's State Duma finally adopts Runet security bill

Russia's State Duma adopted a bill ensuring security and availability of Russian Internet (Runet) in case of its isolation from the global network today in a final third reading. The document has been drafted taking into account …

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Independent Runet not to follow Chinese path

The Russian State Duma has passed the first reading of legislation that is designed to ensure the operation of the Internet in Russia if access to servers located abroad is cut off.  The legislation is co-authored by chair of the …

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Court rules to block Telegram in Russia

Moscow’s Tagansky’s court satisfied the demand of Russia’s telecommunications watchdog and blocked access to the Telegram messenger in Russia over its failure to furnish keys to the Federal Security Service to decrypt user …

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Roskomnadzor: Russia may respond to US

The head of the Mass Communication Control and Supervision Department at Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor Tatiana Deniskina has commented on the possible ban on Russian state media content in the US, saying …

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 Russia to respond to US law banning Russian content

Russia will introduce response measures if the US Senate adopts a bill against Russian state content in US TV networks,the head of the Mass Communication Control and Supervision Department at Russian communications watchdog …

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 Internet anonymizers banned in Russia

  Russia's law that bans the use or provision of virtual private networks (VPNs), censorship circumvention software and other so-called 'anonymizers' came into effect today. VPNs — which let …

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Telegram founder agrees to register service in Russia

Creator of Telegram messenger Pavel Durov agreed to include the messenger in the information register of the Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor, he said on his profile page in VKontakte, TASS reports. However, Durov …

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Kremlin comments on ban of Telegram messenger

Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has declined to comment on the dispute between Telegram messenger founder Pavel Durov and Russia’s telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor. "I would like to …

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Russia’s watchdog may block Telegram messenger

Russia’s telecom and IT watchdog, Roskomnadzor, will block the Telegram messenger in Russia if it refuses to comply with the Russian law on organizers of dissemination of information, the head of Roskomnadzor, Alexander …

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Roskomnadzor postpones ban on Wikipedia article

The press secretary of Roskomnadzor, Vadim Ampelonsky, has announced that the supervisory authority has sent an article on Wikipedia containing information about drugs to the Federal Drug Control ...

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