Neowin News Feed for: Vladimir putin putin/ Neowin News Feed for: Vladimir putin en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Facebook takes down Russian accounts targeting African countries <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Social media giant Facebook removed a network of accounts, pages and groups from the platform today. These accounts were run by Russians who hid their identities and meddled in African politics. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Wed, 30 Oct 2019 19:30:01 +0000 Putin signs VPN ban in Russia, comes into effect from November 1 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed off the ban on virtual private networks and proxies, that was approved by the lower house of the country&#039;s parliament last week along with another law. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:32:01 +0000 Caviar releases a $2500 Nokia 3310 variant commemorating this year's G20 Summit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>HMD Global announced the released of its Nokia 3310 back at Mobile World Congress 2017 with a retail price of $55. Now, Caviar has offered its own take on the handset that comes in at roughly $2500. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 07 Jul 2017 02:50:01 +0000 Ethereum inventor met with President Putin at SPIEF 2017 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>President Putin met with Ethereum creator, Vitalik Buterin at the SPIEF 2017 event in St. Petersburg, Russia, which took place between the 1st and 3rd of June. Details of the meeting are quite scarce. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 07 Jun 2017 02:46:01 +0000 Russia will fine services like Facebook, WhatsApp that don't decrypt user messages <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Russian government wants to fine companies that don&#039;t decrypt their users&#039; data when the authorities ask them to. Facebook Messenger, Telegram and WhatsApp are among those targeted. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:24:01 +0000