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Fri, 22 Nov 2019 08:04 GMT

Kremlin Strengthens Control over Russian Websites

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Thu, 07 Mar 2019 22:54 GMT

Russian parliament on Thursday passed legislation banning the spread of "false news". A package of measures and punishments aimed at dissuading journalists, bloggers and Internet users from scratching the representatives of power.

Online news sites now risk being fined from 30,000 rubles (400 euros) to 1 million rubles (13,400 euros) for circulation "under verified information, false information likely to undermine national security.  


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