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Twitter, Russia In Censorship Argument

Twitter has rebuffed allegations that it blocked "extremist" accounts on its social network, following reports from Russian government officials that it had agreed to do so. Colin Cromwell, public policy chief for the network, met with Alexander Zharov, head of state censor Roskomnadzor, on Sunday to discuss shutting down accounts not in compliance with Russian press regulations. Speaking to a Russian newswire, Zharov said: "I hope that the information of a number of extremist blogs will be removed.

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