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Russia: Putin pledges fast Internet access across Russia by 2024

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 1, 2018 at 10:05 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin promised fast Internet access across the whole country by the year 2024, in Moscow on Thursday.

In order to achieve the goal, Russian economy needs to introduce “new technologies of generation, storage and transmission of energy.”

Putin promised that by 2024, every settlement with a population of more than 250 people will have “fibre-optic communication lines” and that even the remote communities of the Far North, Siberia and the Far East “will get stable access through a network of Russian satellites.”

He made the comments during the delivery of his Annual Presidential Address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow, Thursday.

Over 1,000 people attended Putin's 14th state-of-the-nation address in the Manege Exhibition Center, including members of both houses of the Russian Parliament, members of the government, as well as other officials and prominent figures.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin promised fast Internet access across the whole country by the year 2024, in Moscow on Thursday.

In order to achieve the goal, Russian economy needs to introduce “new technologies of generation, storage and transmission of energy.”

Putin promised that by 2024, every settlement with a population of more than 250 people will have “fibre-optic communication lines” and that even the remote communities of the Far North, Siberia and the Far East “will get stable access through a network of Russian satellites.”

He made the comments during the delivery of his Annual Presidential Address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow, Thursday.

Over 1,000 people attended Putin's 14th state-of-the-nation address in the Manege Exhibition Center, including members of both houses of the Russian Parliament, members of the government, as well as other officials and prominent figures.

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