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Guardian: Russian government to create its own Facebook

06/19, 8:13pm

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The Russian government is said to be preparing to roll out its own social network in an effort to boost the importance and efficacy of the Internet in Russian civic life. The Guardian reports that the Kremlin is working out the details on a Facebook-style social network, complete with personal accounts and forums to discuss current events. The network, slated to go online in June, is already attracting negative attention from Russia's vocal opposition parties.

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