Putin signs law introducing jail for ‘fake news’ on army
05 March 2022, 02:27 pm | Updated: 07 December 2023, 12:27 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed into law a bill introducing jail terms of up to 15 years for fake news about the Russian army, as Moscow pushes forward with its invasion of Ukraine.
Putin also signed a bill that would allow fines or jail time for calling for sanctions against Russia with Moscow facing unprecedented economic penalties from Western capitals over the invasion.
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