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Russia backs law on web data storage

Russia backs law on web data storage | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

TheRussia's lower house of parliament passes a law requiring internet companies to store Russian citizens' personal data inside the country.


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Bob Boynton's curator insight, July 6, 7:12 AM

The biggest threat to the internet is governments. Ours leads the way. China is vying for number one with somewhat different moves. And the Russians are getting their act together.

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Here are three of Russia's military options in Ukraine

Here are three of Russia's military options in Ukraine | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
There have been a number of warnings from Kiev and Washington about the possibility of a direct and open Russian military intervention in Ukraine. But what could that look like?

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, April 27, 2:36 PM

I'm not saying any of these 3 scenarios are going to happen nor am I endorsing them either.  That said, this article/podcast provides a geopolitical analysis (with maps) of Russia's potential military options if they are planning on invading Ukraine. 


Tag: Ukraine, political, conflict.

Paige Therien's curator insight, May 4, 8:51 AM

Everyone is awaiting Russia's next move in Ukraine.  Because of this, whatever Russia does next will be very important in shaping both local and foreign perceptions of the situation.  Although the first option seems theoretically unlikely, the current situation is spiraling downhill and is resembling full-out war on the surface, even though Russia believes they are completely in the right.