Russia, Belarus: Internet News Roundup

Svetlana Gladkova of Profy reports on the intention of the Russian Anti-Monopoly Service “to officially include Microsoft in the register of monopolies doing business in the country” and on president Medvedev's announcement that “the government of the country would be watching foreign investors coming to the internet market closer – and would also be investing in the industry itself.” Also, Svetlana writes about Google's arrival in Belarus (as well as about various Google impostors in the region), and about “the war LiveJournal bloggers virtually declared to” in Russia.

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