Twitter shutdown of Putin parody accounts sparks social media backlash

The European Twittersphere is up in arms over a recent indication that Russia's propaganda efforts may be prompting Twitter to close Twitter accounts that parody Russia and its most important leaders, reports the Financial Times.
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