Russia threatens as much as 15 years for ‘fake news’ on army actions in Ukraine

Fortune amended its criminal code yesterday and handed a legislation making the spread of ‘fake’ data a legal offense. Intentionally spreading so-called pretend details about the country’s navy actions in the Ukraine can now be punishable with fines, and up to 15 years imprisonment. Russia’s decrease home of parliament outlined a ‘sliding scale’ of penalties for people who have discredited the military, with harsher penalties for individuals who intentionally unfold ‘fake’ information or known as for unsanctioned public motion.
Russia’s RIA information company says entry the BBC Russian service, Radio Liberty, and Meduza media are being restricted. Meanwhile, US broadcasters CBS News, ABC News, CNN, and Bloomberg have suspended operations in Russia following the new legislation. Russia typically complains that Western media is anti-Russian, and doesn’t hold the West’s personal leaders accountable for wars and corruption.
Russian officials don’t use the word ‘invasion’ when discussing its military’s recent actions in the Ukraine. They say Western media has didn’t report on what they name a ‘genocide’ of Russian-speaking people in the Ukraine. Russian President Validimir Putin calls Russia’s navy actions within the Ukraine a ‘special military operation’, and says they’re necessary for Russia’s security. The chair of the decrease home of parliament stated yesterday that the law will be enforced starting at present.
“Literally by tomorrow this legislation will pressure punishment- and very tough punishment- on those that lied and made statements which discredited our armed forces”..

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