Russia is planning to disconnect itself from the internet

Russia along with its major internet providers is set to disconnect from the internet as part of the “sovereign internet” law that came into effect recently. This is due to the long-planned internet bill  proposed by the Russian Parliament in 2018 that recently got approved. All internet service providers will be controlled by a single telecom entity called Roskomnadzor and will block all access to internet content that the Russian government deems a threat.

Russian internet providers will have a deep packet inspection network to filter content and to achieve the purpose of the “sovereign internet” law that is to make it easier to defend against cyber attacks.  Thousands of Russian citizens have protested against this sovereign internet to no avail.

Source: Pro Pakistani