Thousands Rally in Moscow Against Proposal for Tighter Internet Restrictions

Thousands of people took to the streets of Moscow and two other cities to rally against tighter Internet restrictions, in some of the biggest protests in the Russian capital in years. Lawmakers last month backed tighter Internet controls contained in legislation they say is necessary to prevent foreign meddling in Russia’s affairs. But some Russian media likened it to an online “iron curtain” and critics say it can be used to stifle dissent.