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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 Wibe 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.”
Nearly Half of Russians Willing to Share Messages With Authorities – Poll
The Levada poll was conducted after the Telegram ban was enforced by regulators.
Russian Prime Minister’s Spokeswoman Endorses Tools to Bypass Telegram Ban
“Install VPN! It’s simple and it works almost all the time.”
International Rights Groups Implore Russia to ‘Unblock’ Telegram
“We call on Russia to stop blocking Telegram and cease its relentless attacks on Internet freedom more broadly.”
Here's What Happened at the Telegram Protest in Moscow
Free speech supporters brought paper planes — Telegram's logo — of various sizes and placards bearing slogans against censorship.
Telegram March Kicks Off in Moscow
Thousands have amassed in central Moscow to protest against the government's decision to ban the Telegram messaging service.
News From Russia: What You Missed Over the Weekend
Telegram protests, talks with Korean leaders and what not to wear in Moscow airports.
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