Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a session of the Federal Security Service (FSB) board in Moscow. Photo: Reuters

Russian MPs vote to punish media for ‘fake news’, but critics say move amounts to censorship

  • Law will allow prosecutors to decide what amounts to ‘fake news’ and gives a media watchdog the power to demand an outlet delete information
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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a session of the Federal Security Service (FSB) board in Moscow. Photo: Reuters
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