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Russia: Provider Sued For Not Blocking Web Sites

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics, Technology, RuNet Echo

The prosecutor's office of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug [1], Siberian region where most of Russia's oil comes from, filed a suit against a local Internet provider that refused to block “extremist” Web site, Regnum reported [2]. However, there's no federal law that requires providers to block the sites.