Published On: Mon, Jul 10th, 2017

‘Godfather’ of Russian internet dies at the age 51 due to heart attack

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Anton Nossik, popularly known as the ‘Godfather’of the Russian internet died at the age of 51 due to heart attack. He was a prominent Russian blogger and internet entrepreneur who stood for the freedom of internet in Russia. According to his internet is “an island of freedom” and one cannot control over the others freedom of expression. He fought against the governments efforts to tighten official control over the internet.

The Moscow times described his as” For decades he has been a prolific blogger of cutting commentaries the spared no one, least of all Kremlin”. He has always stand out with the mass. He was reported to have defended the Pussy riot punk group who staged against President Vladimir Putin.

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‘Godfather’ of Russian internet dies at the age 51 due to heart attack