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Telegram must give FSB encryption keys: Russian court

Russia's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled the popular Telegram messenger app must provide the country's security services with encryption keys to read users' messaging data, agencies reported...

22 Mar 2018

RUSSIA

Russian blogger jailed for five years for pro-Ukraine posts

MOSCOW - A Russian court has sentenced a blogger to five years in a Siberian penal colony for "inciting hatred and extremism" by posting videos online criticising pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, in a verdict condemned by rights activists.

31 Dec 2015

RUSSIA

Russian bloggers take revenge over tough new law

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russian bloggers took revenge on Friday for a controversial new law imposing tough rules on online expression by inundating Moscow's communications watchdog with phony registration requests.

4 Aug 2014