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Why Searches Don't Add Up On Sputnik

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, 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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