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Russia Issues Its Own TLS Certs

Russia is offering its own Transport Layer Security certificate authority to replace those certificates that must be renewed by foreign countries. Due to sanctions, foreign certificate authorities can’t accept payments, causing Russian citizens to be blocked from the internet. 

Many Russian sites are stuck as they can’t renew the certificates through foreign signatories. TLS is a cryptographic protocol that will encrypt data sent between your browser and the websites you visit. The Russian TLS will replace foreign security certificates if they expire during the sanctioned period or if they get pulled by forieng certificate authorities. The certificates will be delivered to site owners upon request and are available to all legal entities in Russia.

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