Russian lawmakers back bill on 'sovereign' internet

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Russian lawmakers back bill on 'sovereign' internet

Tighter controls could disrupt Russia's internet and be used to stifle dissent.

Russian lawmakers backed tighter internet controls on Tuesday to defend against foreign meddling in draft legislation that critics warn could disrupt Russia's internet and be used to stifle dissent. The legislation, which some Russian media have likened to an online "iron curtain," passed its ...

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