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New fines for insulting Russian state online

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 01:16

Russia's parliament on Wednesday (March 13) approved new fines for people who insult the authorities online or spread fake news, defying warnings from critics that the move could open the way to direct state censorship of dissent.

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Russia's parliament on Wednesday (March 13) approved new fines for people who insult the authorities online or spread fake news, defying warnings from critics that the move could open the way to direct state censorship of dissent.

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New fines for insulting Russian state online

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 01:16