Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a cabinet meeting in the Kremlin, in Moscow, on February 27, 2019. Photo: AP

Putin wants his own internet amid potential threat of the US isolating Russia in cyberspace

  • Backed by the Russian President, lawmakers in Moscow are pushing a bill through parliament dubbed ‘Sovereign Internet’
  • It aims to create a single command post from which authorities can manage information flows across Russian cyberspace
Topic |   Internet

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a cabinet meeting in the Kremlin, in Moscow, on February 27, 2019. Photo: AP
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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual state of the nation address in Moscow on February 20, 2019. Photo: AFP

A new arms race? Vladimir Putin warns Russia will respond to any US deployment of nuclear weapons in Europe

  • Addressing the Russia Federal Assembly on Wednesday, Putin said US policymakers should calculate the risks before taking steps
Topic |   Russia

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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual state of the nation address in Moscow on February 20, 2019. Photo: AFP
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