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Russia: Police Intensifies Surveillance ‘to Prevent Calls to Violence’

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Ethnicity & Race, Freedom of Speech, Media & Journalism, Politics, Technology, RuNet Echo

Special services are monitoring social networks and track IP-addresses of those who spread calls to violence, rian.ru reports [1] [RUS]. Vkontakte.ru, Russian social network, increased removal of the groups with xenophobia content after the events at Manezh square. “600 moderators work on removal of groups inciting hate-crime”, rian.ru adds [2] [RUS].