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Internet users believe in the fake message that the head of “RUSNANO” Anatoly Chubais proposed to introduce in Russia the new tax to combat coronavirus. The joke originally appeared on the website of the satirical publication “IA “Panorama”,” but some took it seriously.
In comic news “Panorama” reported that Chubais, during a visit to a Minsk hospital, allegedly proposed to establish in the country a tax to combat coronavirus. The publication also stated that, according to head “Rosnano”, the state shall monthly deduct five thousand rubles from the accounts of Russians.
The truth of satire believe many users “Vkontakte”. Similar messages were published in the communities, “he Overheard. Alexander”, “Parents and children” and in many other public servers. Their subscribers began indignantly to comment on a fictional initiative.
In comic news is also believed by some users “Yandex.Zen”. It is noteworthy that some publications contain links to the site “news Agency “the Panorama””.
On 31 March, the state Duma adopted a law that provides for punishment for distributing fake about the coronavirus. For the publication of such information imposes fines of up to 700 thousand rubles, the minimum amount of penalty — 300 thousand rubles. If the result of the proliferation of fakes has suffered harm, the penalty will be from 700 thousand to 1.5 million rubles, and the term of imprisonment up to three years. If the result about information, one person was killed, the penalty increases to two million rubles, and the term of imprisonment to five years.
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