- The Kremlin has indicated that Russia may ‘leave’ the global internet to protect itself from perceived threats from the West.
- Claims that such a move is aimed at isolating the Russian internet were dismissed on the basis that the Kremlin is merely concerned with protecting its national security in the event of an emergency.
- The proposal comes off recent events in which relations with the West have dropped to their lowest levels since the Cold War, thus the move to protect Russia from spying.
- If implemented, the .ru domain could be controlled by the state.
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