Russia has instructed all state-owned websites and services to switch to the Russian domain name system by 11 March, according to Russian state media outlets. All servers and domains must be transferred to the Russian zone.
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“This is necessary to protect resources from cyber attacks and the possibility of disconnection from the outside,” the Kommersant Russian newspaper reports.
Citing the ministry of digital development, the publication said there are no plans to disconnect Russia from the global internet.
The ministry of digital development told Kommersant that these measures are necessary to "protect against cyberattacks"
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