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Russia: The Kremlin's Internet Crackdown Makes Progress

Apr 19, 2017 | 19:03 GMT

U.S.-based social media giant Twitter informed Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor on April 19 that it will comply with Russian government requests and transfer the personal data of its Russian users to databases housed on Russian soil starting in 2018. This represents a huge advance in the Kremlin crackdown on online activity....

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