• Corpus ID: 30408085

Issue 14: Digital Orthodoxy – Mediating Post-Secularity in Russia

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  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science
n October 2015, Runet heatedly discussed the leak of information about the (failed) attempt of the Russian Ministry of Communications to cut the country off from the internet. The crackdown on the freedom of the internet is the marked tendency of President Putin’s third term in power, which has resulted in the closing down of thousands of webpages, including oppositional news agencies. One of the most important sources of motivation for this prohibitive activity is religious ethics. For example… 



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