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Report Shows 'Creeping Criminalization' of Russia's Internet

Russia sentenced 43 people to jail over online posts last year, a rights group said Monday, warning that the country is slowly criminalizing internet use as the security service tightens its grip. The Agora rights group presented a report in Moscow on "the creeping criminalization of the internet," in which it registered 115,706 cases of restrictions on internet freedom last year. The report said there was a rise in physical attacks and criminal convictions, with the 43...

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