ru: Putin Tightens Internet Controls Before Presidential Election

ru: Putin Tightens Internet Controls Before Presidential Election
President Vladimir Putin has already brought Russian newspapers and television to heel. Now he’s turning his attention to the Internet. As the Kremlin gears up for the election of Putin’s successor next March, Soviet-style controls are being extended to online news after a presidential decree last month set up a new agency to supervise both mass media and the Web.
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