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Russia may temporarily disconnect the country from the internet.12 February 2019
The bill was introduced after the White House aired its worries over cyberattacks by Russia, China, and other countries last year, U.S. public broadcaster NPR writes.
Moscow also plans to test the robustness of its domestic internet, or Runet, by temporarily disconnecting it from the rest of the world.
The test could take place before 1 April, after a group of private and state-run providers said they would participate, London’s Telegraph reports.
Moscow’s vision of a secure Runet may have partly been inspired by the Chinese “Great Firewall.” After conducting a simulated disconnect from the internet in 2014, officials concluded the Runet was vulnerable, Kovachich writes.
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