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Success: Russia completes test of national internet

Christian Fernsby |
Russia has announced the successful test of its national internet alternative Runet.

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According to Tass, the exercises were held on December 23 and aimed to ensure the stability of the network.

The head of Russia’s Ministry of Communications, Alexey Sokolov, said that it showed the country was ready to maintain the integrity of the network “in the event of threats.”

A range of tests were carried out on the network, they included tests to ensure the integrity and security of the network from external forces, another test focused on ensuring the protection of personal data being shared across cellular networks.

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