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Old 24 Dec 2019, 11:14 PM   #1
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Russia 'successfully tests' its unplugged internet

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Russia has successfully tested Runet, a country-wide alternative to the global internet, its government has announced.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-50902496#
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Old 25 Dec 2019, 05:49 AM   #2
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Scary, but like a lot of things concerning Russia who knows how much is fake news?
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Old 26 Dec 2019, 02:18 AM   #3
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http://www.emaildiscussions.com/show...4&postcount=17

According to this poster it is a protective action in case Russia would be cut off from the global internet, rather than something to be used as long as Russia remains regularly connected to the web. I'm not sure of the sources of this post, just quoting.
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