Russia’s New Internet – level 2

01-01-2020 15:00

Russia tested its version of the global Internet. There are not many details about the test, but Russian officials say that the test was successful and that users did not notice it.

It is not clear what stage Russia reached, but media say that this is a very difficult project and it is not clear why Russia did it. Some people believe that the country wants to control users’ abiilty to see some content.

The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said that the country’s own Internet can help keep Russia independent and have its resources that nobody can cut off.

Difficult words:  stage (how much work was completed), content (the ideas that come when you write or speak), resources (something that people can use when they need it).

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