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Wikipedia has temporarily blocked access to most of its Russian-language site in protest of the proposed legislation in Russia to censor the internet. On Tuesday, visitors to ru.wikipedia.org were greeted with a black censorship bar over the website’s logo and a message telling them to envision a world without free access to knowledge.
- Russian Wikipedia Shuts Down In Protest Of Censorship Bill (thinkprogress.org)
- Russian WIkipedia Shuts Down To Protest Censorship (forbes.com)
- Russian Wikipedia site goes dark (bbc.co.uk)
- Russian Wikipedia blacks out over censorship plan (boingboing.net)
- Russia Passes Internet Censorship Laws (zeropaid.com)