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Russia: New Details About the National Search Engine

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Governance, Technology, RuNet Echo

Russia is going develop the National Search Engine, Gazeta.ru writes [1] [RUS]. Despite the recent denial [2] [RUS] of such plans by minister Igor Schegolev, journalists published slides of a closed presentation of the project, defined as the “informational window of Russia” to the world. The  search engine, that will cost more than 100 million U.S. dollars, will block “pornography, extremism,  drugs promotion, and other things.”