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Reuters: Russia fights back in information war with jail warning.

Russia's parliament on Friday passed a law imposing a jail term of up to 15 years for spreading intentionally "fake" news about the military... Lawmakers passed amendments to the criminal code making the spread of "fake" information an offence punishable with fines or jail terms. They also imposed fines for public calls for sanctions against Russia."If the fakes lead to serious consequences then imprisonment of up to 15 years threatens," ... the Duma in Russian, said in a statement ... "Access has been restricted to a host of information resources owned by foreigners," the watchdog, known as Roskomnadzor, said in a statement.


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