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Russia’s Military Is Banning Selfies Because Soldiers Keep Revealing Their Location to the Enemy:Russian soldiers may soon be unable to snap a quick selfie with their brothers-in-arms.

new draft law from Russia’s Ministry of Defense bans contract soldiers and military personnel from posting on social media over fears it could reveal their location to the enemy while deployed on the battlefield, the BBC reports.

Russia’s Defense Ministry warned that foreign intelligence agencies and terrorist groups could use information posted by Russian soldiers to “destabilize the internal political and social situation in various regions of the world,” according to the Moscow Times. The concern is over geolocation data — now a regular feature of most social media networks — that can be used to identify the origin of a post or photo to within a few meters. Journalists have…

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Russia’s Military Is Banning Selfies Because Soldiers Keep Revealing Their Location to the Enemy:Russian soldiers may soon be unable to snap a quick selfie with their brothers-in-arms.A  from Russia’s Ministry of Defense and military personnel from posting on social media over fears it could reveal their location to the enemy while deployed on the battlefield, the BBC reports.Russia’s Defense Ministry warned that foreign intelligence agencies and terrorist groups could use information posted by Russian soldiers to “destabilize the internal political and social situation in various regions of the world,”to the Moscow Times. The concern is over geolocation data — now a regular feature of most social media networks — that can be used to identify the origin of a post or photo to within a few meters. have…regions of the world,”to the Moscow Times. The concern is over geolocation data — now a regular feature of most social media networks — that can be used to identify the origin of a post or photo to with