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Member of state Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications Anton Gorelkin said video News Service that would be upset by the possible closure of the service “Yandex.News”.
According to the Deputy, it is a wonderful tool to search for news is a great aggregator. “I use them every day, and I think it is much better than a similar service to Google,” said Gorelkin.
He also suggested that the advent of information about the possible closure of the service could be “some kind of information war”.
The threat of closure, “Yandex.News” the evening of August 16, wrote the newspaper “Kommersant”. According to sources, “Yandex” has considered this scenario among others in the case of the emergence of new rules of regulation of news aggregators. In a press-service of the company, the newspaper refused to comment on the possible discontinuance of the service.
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