President Putin has signed legislation enabling Russian authorities to block websites and punishment for “fake news” and material deemed insulting .
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Ahead of a vote in Russia’s Federation Council on legislation dramatically increasing fines for online publication of alleged “fake news” and online speech .
Hackers uncover significant flaw in Swiss Post e-voting and reported it to Swiss authorities as part of public intrusion test which has been resolved.
Top Chenchen official has declared blood feud against popular exiled blogger in what appears to be another example of intimidation of critics in Chechnya.
Germany criticizes Turkey’s treatment of foreign journalists saying that such actions were “not compatible with our understanding of press freedom.”
Activists in Russia have kicked off demonstrations against a new bill, which its critics say is part of an effort to facilitate censorship.
The lower house of Russia’s parliament has passed two bills that restrict online criticism of government and authorizes the imposition of jail sentences.
Rising political tensions force female lawmakers to move home and hire bodyguards after being targeted by extremists, according to a Times investigation.
Belarus seeks better ties with West though this provokes “hysterics” from its traditional ally Russia, long-serving President Alexander Lukashenko said.
A government study external link, published on Tuesday, revealed that demand for electronic governance services was far greater than what was on offer.