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Vulgar Putin Graffiti Photographer Charged With ‘Disrespect’
Police filed charges under a controversial new law that criminalizes “blatant disrespect” for state symbols and the authorities.
First Russian Found Guilty Under ‘Disrespect’ of Authorities Law – Reports
Users on Russia’s VKontakte social media site have started a flashmob in support of the fined user.
Russia Drops to 149th out of 180 Countries in World Press Freedom Index
Russia now ranks below countries like Venezuela and the Central African Republic.
Russian Outlets Self-Censor Over Telegram Row
Roskomnadzor's head was quoted as saying the government's internet isolation bill would target banned app Telegram.
Russia Blocks 1,000 News Stories on Major Bank's Leader
The state-owned VTB Bank went to court seeking to take down stories harmful to its business reputation.
Vulgar Putin Graffiti ‘Censored’ From Internet – Reports
The stories were reportedly removed to comply with a controversial new law that bans disrespect of Russian authorities.
Russian Media Ordered to Delete News Linking Lawmaker to Crime Boss
Five outlets accused the deputy of raising funds for the release of criminal boss Young Shakro.
Russian Lawmakers Send ‘Fake News’ Bill to Putin for Approval
More than 100 journalists and public figures have signed a petition opposing the laws.
Putin Wants What China’s Xi Already Has: His Own Internet
New Russian domain system is designed to protect Russian Internet from the World Wide Web.
Google Began Censoring Search Results in Russia, Reports Say
Google has deleted around 70 percent of the websites blacklisted by Russian authorities, Vedomosti cited sources as saying.
Online Censorship Cases in Russia Skyrocketed in 2018, NGO Says
Agora recorded 662,842 cases of internet censorship faced by Russian users in 2018.
Russian Lawmakers Move to Criminalize 'Disrespecting' the Government and Fake News
The legislation would impose fines for “blatantly disrespecting” Russian institutions or posting “untruthful socially significant information.”...
Russian Official Threatens to Block Google Over Violations
Google was fined earlier for failing to filter search hits based on a government registry of banned websites.
Russian Watchdog Fines Google Over Violations, Warns Twitter and Facebook
Google was fined 500,000 rubles ($7,530) for failing to filter searches based on a government registry of banned websites.
Russian Police Shut Down Sixth Concert of Outspoken IC3PEAK Tech Duo
The Russian tech duo has had at least six concerts shut down by the authorities in recent weeks after the release of a controversial music video.
Russian Rappers Hold Solidarity Concert for Detained Musician, Blast Censorship
Russian artists have faced increasing pressure from the authorities in recent months, including bans on music videos and songs.
Facebook Blocks 'Defamatory' Post in Compliance With Russian Court Order — Reports
Facebook and Instagram blocked the defamatory posts voluntarily, Kommersant reported.
Masha Gessen's Book on Totalitarianism in Russia Seized at Border Over 'Extremism' Concerns
Customs officials reportedly cited concerns that the book contains “propaganda of certain views or ideologies.”
Forbes Russia Is Losing Its Independence. Should the World Care? (Op-Ed)
A case of editorial manipulation at Russian Forbes spells trouble for one of the last truly independent publications in Russian media.
Russia Could Ban Messaging Service Viber, Minister Says
“There aren’t any reasons to block Viber yet.”
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