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Internet censorship bill passes upper house of Russian Parliament

Kremlin internet bill 'signals growing repression of critics by Putin'

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Russian censorship law will be 'like China's great firewall', say activists, as Wikipedia site shuts for day in protestTwo months after Vladimir Putin once again assumed the post of Russian president, the long-feared crackdown on his critics appears to have begun. The internet bill due to be considered by parliament...
Kremlin internet bill 'signals growing repression of critics by Putin'
Russia to free internet: Nyet!

Alexander Lebedev launches new project against Russian corruption

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Oligarch to present Vladimir Putin with debit card, in move that comes as Kremlin tightens screw on internet dissentersRussian oligarch Alexander Lebedev has always sung his own tune. Now the billionaire media magnate has jumped into the ring with anti-Putin activist and blogger Alexey Navalny, just as the Kremlin tightens...
Alexander Lebedev launches new project against Russian corruption
Russia looks to censor the internet of porn, drugs, suicide, and extremism

Russia proposes limits on foreign investments in online businesses

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(Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Ruslan R. Fazlyev, founder and CEO of Russian ecommerce software firm Ecwid – you can follow him on Twitter here.) Russian online businesses are buzzing with concerns over yet more legislation that increases government restrictions on the Internet. The Russian Parliament (“the...
Russia proposes limits on foreign investments in online businesses

Russian Internet Censorship Diminishes the Entire Internet

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Russia's new Web blacklist is only the most recent of an alarming series of authoritarian moves to muzzle networked communications. National governments bent on censorship are eating away at the global, public Internet.  On Wednesday, the Russian Parliament's lower house approved legislation that would block Web pages selectively. The proposed...
Russian Internet Censorship Diminishes the Entire Internet

Russian Parliament's upper house approves Internet 'censorship' bill

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The upper house of the Russian Parliament passed a bill on Wednesday that the Russian IT industry believes has high potential to lead to Internet censorship....
Russian Parliament's upper house approves Internet 'censorship' bill
Russian parliament under Apple's dominance

SOPA-style protests reject Russian bill to blacklist websites

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Russian-language sites are protesting a bill submitted to the lower house of Russian parliament this week. The bill would create a national registry of blacklisted sites that contained child pornography, extremist ideas, and suicide- or drug-related content. Many of the bill's opponents say Duma Bill 89417-6 (titled "On protection of children...
SOPA-style protests reject Russian bill to blacklist websites

Russian Parliament's Upper House Approves Internet 'censorship' Bill

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The upper house of the Russian Parliament passed a bill on Wednesday that the Russian IT industry believes has high potential to lead to Internet censorship....
Russian Parliament's Upper House Approves Internet 'censorship' Bill

Russia adopts stringent internet controls amid censorship concerns

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New act will place Russia behind a 'great firewall' similar to China's, critics sayThe Russian parliament on Wednesday unanimously adopted a controversial bill that boosts government control over the internet, despite a campaign warning that it will lead to widespread censorship.The bill must now be signed by Vladimir Putin, Russia's...
Russia adopts stringent internet controls amid censorship concerns

World War II Veterans Must Pay To Sing War Songs

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Music played an important part during World War II. It was used to boost the morale of both soldiers and civilians during the conflict and since then war songs have endured, particularly in the hearts of those that survived the fighting. Although the casualties on all sides during World War...
World War II Veterans Must Pay To Sing War Songs
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