Η Russia is ready to disconnect from the internet because of the escalating cyber war with the United States.
The plan of decoupling is being done by Moscow officials, with the aim of splitting the entire nation from the global internet.
Instead, the website Russia will operate on an internal network isolated from the rest of the world.
It's called RuNet, and its facility is designed to protect Russian communications from cyber attacks by hackers of the US Government and the United Kingdom.
They also think it is a good preparation for a possible cyber war with the US in which it could very easily be <br><br>Donald Trump to block access to Russia's Internet.
Trials began before 1 in November, according to various state media.
Russia considers its dependence on their technologies USA it is a weak point that US officials could easily exploit.
Under the new rules, Russian telecommunications companies will have to install "technical means" to redirect this move.
This week's tests mark its beginning Ρωσίας to create such a network. But there is a long way to go before the nation can fully rely on it.
Roskomnazor, Russia's television watchdog, will block any traffic that does not need to cross its borders, as this data can easily be blocked by foreign spies.
Some have argued that movement is also part of an experiment Putin reduce the flow of free information to the Russians.
The Russian government, however, has been working for many years on its defensive tactics.
On the other hand, of course, this year it became known that cyber criminals from Russia and China are targeting MPs' phones with a messaging app scam.