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Russia's Internet monitoring agency has blocked 13 Internet pages linked to the Ukraine protest movement that helped oust the country's Russia-leaning president last week.Roskomnadzor,Russia's Internet monitoring agency, said in a statement published online on Monday that it had been ordered by the general prosecutor's office to shut down pages on Russia's leading social media website, VKontakte. The agency said the groups "propagandized the activity of Ukrainian nationalist groups," and accused them of encouraging "terrorist activity" and "participation in unsanctioned mass actions."The largest pro-demonstration group, which has more than 500,000 members, was not accessibleto users on Russian territory on Monday.While much of Russian media is state-controlled, the Internet has, so far remained largely free from censorship and has provided an active forum for anti-government criticism in country.Associated Press.

Coal scam: CBI files FIR against Madhya Pradesh-based company

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Coal scam: CBI files FIR against Madhya Pradesh-based company

New Delhi: The CBI has filed a fresh FIR against a Madhya Pradesh-based company in connection with its probe in the alleged irregularities related to allocation of coal blocks.In its 23rd FIR in the p...


Pune landslide: Siddhivinayak temple trust to donate Rs 50 lakh

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Pune landslide: Siddhivinayak temple trust to donate Rs 50 lakh

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Of course Narendra Modi will get a visa, we welcome him to the US: John Kerry

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Of course Narendra Modi will get a visa, we welcome him to the US: John Kerry

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Centre clears 153 flood control proposals

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Centre clears 153 flood control proposals

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NHRC issues notice to UP police over Mathura gangrape

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NHRC issues notice to UP police over Mathura gangrape

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Naroda Patiya case: HC dismisses SIT's plea for stay on Maya Kodnani's bail

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Naroda Patiya case: HC dismisses SIT's plea for stay on Maya Kodnani's bail

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today dismissed the plea of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT), to grant a stay on its order granting bail to former minister Maya Kodnani i...

Odisha: 12 villages cut-off due to landslide triggered by heavy downpour

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Odisha: 12 villages cut-off due to landslide triggered by heavy downpour

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