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Facebook Taking Orders From Russian Government

Facebook appears to be helping the Russian government silence its biggest critics. “Russian users appear to have been blocked from accessing a [Facebook] page calling for a protest in support of a prominent dissident,” The Washington Post reports. “Russian Internet regulators said Saturday that they had sent Facebook a ‘demand’ that it block access to a page calling for a demonstration in support of Alexei Navalny, the most prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.”

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