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Russia plans to 'unplug' from internet

BBC News Monday, 11 February 2019 ()
Russia plans to 'unplug' from internetRussia is planning to briefly disconnect from the internet as part of planning against a future conflict.
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News video: Russia planning to disconnect from global network with separate internet system

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Russia is planning to disconnect its internet systems from the global network - as a test of its cyber-defences. This means that data from its own organisations and users would stay within Russia, rather than being distributed globally.

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