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Russia: Prosecutor General Calls For Control Over Social Networks

“You saw what had happened in London. To my mind, it is evident that there should be control over this [social network] activity, and I think it will be a reasonable control, in the interest of protection of the civic liberties,” said Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika at the summit of the CIS prosecutor coordination summit, reported [ru]. Prosecutors of Kazakhstan and Belarus had supported the statement.


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