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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin considers that the subject responsible for the fake news becomes very sharp. So he replied to a question from Dmitry Puchkov, known as Goblin. The blogger asked whether or not to introduce criminal liability for dissemination of false information. Stream straight line is on YouTube.
The President remembered the calls with threats of mining. “This leads to huge material losses and can cause concern in society,” he said.
In early June, the head of the Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin said that after the explosions at the plant “Crystal” in Dzerzhinsk in social networks appeared a lot of false information, which sowed panic among the population.
“I think this is a case where it is appropriate to consider the application of the law on the fakes” — he thought.
The law on fake news in question, signed in mid-March. It is prohibited to disseminate information which is recognized invalid. Such are the news that through the distortion of the facts creating threat to the society. Violated the requirements of resources threatens to lock, for individuals there is a penalty.
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