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Russian Foreign Ministry describes Twitter as an "information monster"


Today, Saturday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova described the micro-blogging site "Twitter" as an "information monster".

 

"The information monster cannot dictate to countries how to live," Zakharova said, commenting on Twitter's blocking of the Nigerian president's account, as reported by (Russia Today) news channel.

 

She added: “The information monster, even if it is hugely interesting, cannot dictate to the state how to record it, how to live, how to interpret historical events, which films to watch, music to listen to, otherwise, instead of freedom of expression, a dictator of freedom appears. privatized expression.

 

Nigerian telecommunications companies announced today that they have suspended access to the Twitter platform in the country by a government order.

 

On Wednesday, Twitter deleted a tweet by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, in which he threatened to punish separatists who were blamed for the attacks on government buildings.

 

"Twitter" explained that "the tweet refers to the civil war that took place between 1967 and 1970 due to the secession of the Biafra region in the far southeast of Nigeria, a conflict that killed a million people."

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