Could Russia shut down the internet in Ukraine?

Ukraine’s continued access to the internet not only supports day-to-day life and the country’s financial system but it is also enabling the coordination of Ukrainian civil resistance – plus the ability of everyone, from the president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, to ordinary citizens, to communicate with the outside world.

How much of Ukraine still has access to the internet?

Ukraine remains largely connected to the internet, especially in major population centres. Mobile networks have struggled under the weight of connections and there have been broadband outages in areas with heavy fighting.

To continue reading this report in The Guardian, go to:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/mar/01/could-russia-shut-down-the-internet-in-ukraine

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.