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Putin signs the new law against ‘Fake News’

Putin signs the new law against ‘Fake News’

Online news outlets and users that spread “fake news” will face fines of up to 1.5 million rubles

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‘Point of No Return’: Russia’s Libertarians Lead Protest Against ‘Sovereign Internet’

‘Point of No Return’: Russia’s Libertarians Lead Protest Against ‘Sovereign Internet’

According to White Counter, an NGO that tallies up participants at rallies using metal detector frames, 15,300 people on Sunday came out to the rally.

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“Infinity” Leopardi

“Infinity” Leopardi

Leopardi’s personal effects in new permanent exhibition in former oil mill in Recanati, poet’s birthplace

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Malashenko Dead in Spain

Malashenko Dead in Spain

Co-founder and president of NTV

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UNESCO includes Kazakh horse breeding spring rites on Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list

UNESCO includes Kazakh horse breeding spring rites on Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list

Experts studied the folk horse breeding traditions and attended the festivals for two years.

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Russia’s Putin Accuses Ukraine of Meddling in Orthodox Faith
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Russian Lawmakers Move to Criminalize ‘Disrespecting’ the Government and Fake News

Russian Lawmakers Move to Criminalize ‘Disrespecting’ the Government and Fake News

The law will also fine legal entities up to 1 million rubles ($15,100) for spreading information “disguised as authentic reports”.

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Russia Opens Civil Proceedings Against Facebook and Twitter

Russia Opens Civil Proceedings Against Facebook and Twitter

Legislation requiring them to store Russian users’ personal data on servers in Russia.

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Foreign Publishers Quit Russia

Foreign Publishers Quit Russia

The legislation was widely criticized by media industry leaders

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Facebook Shuts Down Pages, Accounts With Russia Links

Facebook Shuts Down Pages, Accounts With Russia Links

The company said it had separately removed 107 Facebook pages, group and accounts and 41 Instagram accounts that originated in Russia and operated in Ukraine.

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