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Russia Considers Temporarily Disconnecting From the Global Internet

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Russia is considering a brief hiatus from the global Internet as part of efforts to increase its digital defenses, according to the BBC.
A test related to a draft law aimed at making Russia more digitally independent could be carried out before April 1, the BBC reports, but no exact date has been set.
The effort is intended to ensure the country can operate online in the event that it becomes isolated by foreign powers. NATO and its allies have threatened to sanction Moscow over frequent allegations of online interference and cyber attacks.
The test would involve temporarily unplugging...
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