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The Kremlin Cracks Down on Internet in Russia, But Sites Are Finding Loopholes

Date: 2015-10-07

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Author: IDFI

Posted Category : Local NGO representative,Governmental institutions,Web-sites,Intimidated,Russia,Europe,

Editor, Galina Timchenko felt proud when the news website Lenta.ru reached 3 million readers; however, when the government agencies found out about this they were horriefied. A news website with such a wide audience has to be controlled by the Kremlin is what the government representatives thought. As a result, Galina Timchenko was fired and a Kremlin associate was given the authority to manage the website. more