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Thu Feb 14, 2019, 02:08 AM

Russia Is Preparing to Disconnect The Entire Country From The Internet


PETER DOCKRILL 14 FEB 2019

In a sensational test of technological independence, Russia is making plans to cut off its internet from the rest of the world, with a giant 'unplugging' experiment that will affect over 100 million Russian internet users.

The action which the nation has boasted of doing for years would be a temporary test, designed to see if an isolated Russian internet can function 'offline' in the event of a cyberattack that forcibly disconnects it from foreign servers.

"We are talking about the protection of critical infrastructure, which should be located in the territory of Russia," German Klimenko, the former internet adviser to Russian president Vladimir Putin, said in 2016.

"There is a high probability of 'tectonic shifts' in our relations with the West. Therefore, our task is to adjust the Russian segment of the internet to protect [it] from such scenarios."

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https://www.sciencealert.com/russia-is-preparing-to-disconnect-the-entire-country-from-the-internet

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Thu Feb 14, 2019, 05:49 AM

1. Yeah well putie good luck with that one... you can run but you can't hide

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Thu Feb 14, 2019, 07:04 AM

2. Probably "testing" it on his own people

In prep for our 2020 election.

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Thu Feb 14, 2019, 12:01 PM

3. first step in preparing for an all out cyber war. nt

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