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Russian ISPs cut off access to Google News as Putin responds to “armed rebellion.”

As the New York Times, CNN, and BBC report, the Wagner private military group of mercenaries that had supported Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has apparently taken control of facilities in two key cities, Rostov-on-Don and Voronezh.

Vladimir Putin called for an end to the “armed rebellion” in a video released on Telegram, but as Wagner leader (and accused financial backer of the Internet Research Agency “troll farm”) Yevgeny Prigozhin threatened to march on Moscow, Netblocks noted that Russian ISPs were restricting access to information from Google News.

Update 3:20PM ET: Progozhin has announced the Wagner troops will return to their bases, ending the “march of justice” toward Moscow. The president of Belarus announced that it was the result of his negotiations with Progozhin.