Some analysts call the Russian's government's task to run the state-owned telecom company Rostelecom's search engine Sputnik a failure. The day it launched, LiveInternet.ru clocked 141,800 searches
and since then the numbers continue to fall, per Matthew Bodner. He compares the engine to Google as well as Yandex, the No. 1 search engine in Russia. The biggest issue highlights a simple
understanding of the way a search engine should filter news in searches. Bodner tells us the engine does a terrible job of finding information on the Internet. Here's why.
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